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Baghdad is the most important centre of learning in Iraq with the University of Baghdad (established in 1957), al-Mustansiriyya University (established in 1963) and the University of Technology (established in 1974).
Baghdad was prior to the wars of the 1980's and 90's one of the leading cultural centres of the Arab world.
Baghdad was in 836 abandoned to Turkish chiefs, and when it later returned to being the capital of the Muslim world, the city was rebuilt on the eastern bank of Tigris.
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 Encyclopedia: Iraq
Average temperature (red) and precipitations (blue) in Baghdad Baghdad (Arabic:) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Province.
Baghdad, the capital of the Abbasid Caliphate (Islamic Empire), was the leading city of the world for five centuries and was the acknowledged leader of the Arab and Muslim world.
In 1258 Baghdad was devastated by the Mongols and was later occupied by the Ottoman Turks.
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The project was opened on 16-12-2004 in the presence of the representative of Minister of Agriculture and some of officials in The Ministry of Agriculture and Water Supply and the local public.
The opening was on 15/1/2005 in presence of crowd of representatives of civil society in Baghdad and area's inhabitants.
11- The delegations of the gathering met a number of ambassadors of reliable countries in Baghdad (Chine, Japan, Libya, U.A.E, Turkey) to offer the cultivators and agriculture's problems in Iraq and to discuss the future cooperation horizons between Iraq and their countries.
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 AllRefer.com - Iraq - Population of Iraq | Iraqi Information Resource   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
A pattern of alternating neglect and oppression characterized the Ottoman rule that began in the sixteenth century, and for hundreds of years the three vilayets of Baghdad, Al Basrah, and Mosul--which the British joined to form Iraq in the aftermath of World War I--remained underpopulated backward outposts of the Ottoman Empire.
In 1987 Baghdad Governorate had a population density of about 950 persons per square kilometer and the Babylon Governorate 202 persons per square kilometer, whereas Al Muthanna Governorate possessed only 5.5 persons per square kilometer.
In general the major cities are located on the nation's rivers, and the bulk of the rural population lives in the areas that are cultivated with water taken from the rivers.
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 Government (from Baghdad) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
The seat of both the national and provincial government, Baghdad is home to many government offices and institutions.
The government of Baghdad as well as the rest of Iraq was thrown into disarray following the overthrow of Saddam Hussein in 2003.
"Baghdad." Britannica Student Encyclopedia from Encyclopædia Britannica Premium Service.
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