Baghdad City Trivia

Can you guess these facts about the city of Baghdad, Iraq?
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Last updated: October 13, 2021
First submittedAugust 12, 2020
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Ancient capital located 85 km due south of Baghdad
Babylon
Gardens of the above that was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
Hanging Gardens
Historical ruler who died at the age of 32 in that city in 323 BC
Alexander the Great
River on which Baghdad is situated
Tigris
Common name for the "International Zone" of Baghdad
Green Zone
Baghdad was the world's biggest city during this age
Islamic Golden Age
Foreign invaders who sacked Baghdad in 1258 - thus ending that age
Mongols
Name of the "Grand Library of Baghdad"
House of Wisdom
Baghdad was the capital of this caliphate between 892–1258
Abbasid Caliphate
Former U.S. prison where detainees were abused
Abu Ghraib
Leader who died in 2006 in the neighbourhood of Kadhimiya
Saddam Hussein
High rank Iranian military officer who was assassinated by the U.S. in January 2020
Qasem Soleimani
This legendary sailor of the seven seas was said to live in Baghdad
Sinbad
Ancient name for the region in which Baghdad is situated
Mesopotamia
Kathryn Bigelow movie in which a bomb disposal team are targeted by insurgents
The Hurt Locker
Type of pyramids with steps, such as Dur-Kurigalzu and Etemenanki in Baghdad
Ziggurat
Another version of Aladdin, set in Baghdad
The Thief of Bagdad
Cities in the Arab world that are more populous than Baghdad
Cairo | Riyadh
The two hands at the "Victory Arch" hold two of this object
Sword
The U.S. began its invasion of this district on the day known as "Black Sunday"
Sadr City
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