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Baghdad __ Online news about Baghdad. "Baghdad News and analysis on current events, Baghdad business, finance, economy, sports and more." - illustrated - From World News Network - http://www.baghdad.com/

Baghdad __ "Baghdad (Arabic: بغداد Baġdād) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Governorate. With a metropolitan area estimated at a population of 7,000,000, it is the largest city in Iraq." An encyclopedic article with map and links to related materials. - illustrated - From Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baghdad

Baghdad __ An encyclopedic entry with a general overview plus information about Baghdad economy, education, Baghdad government, Baghdad history and a gallery of photos of Baghdad. - illustrated - From LexicOrient - http://i-cias.com/e.o/baghdad.htm

Baghdad __ "Baghdad was founded in the 8th century following an Arab victory over a larger Persian army. Baghdad was the seat of the Abbasid caliphate from the 9th to the 13th centuries." You will find a look at the City of Baghdad and Baghdad history. - illustrated - From globalsecurity.org - http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/iraq/baghdad.htm 

Baghdad __ "Baghdad was founded (762) on the west bank of the Tigris by the Abbasid caliph Mansur, who made it his capital. Its commercial position became generally unrivaled and under the caliph Harun al-Rashid, Baghdad rose to become one of the greatest cities of Islam." A brief look at Baghdad and its history with links to related materials. - From factmonster.com - http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/world/A0805736.html 

 

Baghdad Destruction __ Here you will find a viewing of 35 images of works of art from the National Museum, Baghdad, Iraq, along with information about the destruction and looting of that important collection. - illustrated - From artlibrary.vassar.edu - http://artlibrary.vassar.edu/Baghdad/ 
 
Baghdad History __ "Babylonian bricks bearing the Royal Seal of King Nebuchadnezzar (sixth century BC) were found in the Tigris here. But whatever settlement existed then, historic Baghdad was undoubtedly founded by the second of the Abbasid Caliphs, Mansur (AD 750-775), and the name Baghdad is probably a combination of two Persian words meaning 'Founded by God'. Arabs call it 'The City of Peace'." A good look and links to more information. - From Asiatour.com - http://www.asiatour.com/iraq/e-02bagh/ei-bag11.htm

Baghdad, Iraq __ Here is an online collection of click-to-view pictures of Baghdad and background information about historic buildings and sites in the city. - illustrated - From archnet.org - http://archnet.org/library/images/sites.tcl?key=1492&select=place

Baghdad, Iraq News - Topix __ "Local news for Baghdad, Iraq continually updated from thousands of sources on the web." - From Topix LLC - http://www.topix.net/iq/baghdad 

Baghdad in Islamic History __ "While Europe festered in the Dark Ages, Baghdad was thus at the heart of a vibrant and diverse civilization. It was known as the world's richest and most intellectual city of the time, and was second in size only to Constantinople." A good look at Baghdad's history. - From About.com - http://islam.about.com/cs/history/a/aa040703a.htm

Baghdad Photos __ Galleries of click-to-enlarge photos, pictures of Baghdad. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Middle_East/Iraq/North/Baghdad/

Baghdad Photos at PBase.com __ You will find many galleries of Baghdad photos and numerous (hundreds) of individual pictures of Baghdad. - illustrated - From PBase.com - http://search.pbase.com/search?q=Baghdad 

The Economic History of Baghdad __ "The growth of Baghdad economy was fueled by the demand generated by the caliphate. First there was the demand for goods and services involved in building the structures; the oppulent palace called the Golden Gate, the mosque, the barracks and the administrative offices..."  A general overview of Baghdad economic history. - illustrated - From applet-magic.com - http://www.applet-magic.com/baghdad2.htm 

Iraq Baghdad News - Media Monitoring Service by EIN News __ Up to the minute and breaking news from Baghdad. - From EIN News - http://www.einnews.com/iraq/newsfeed-IraqBaghdad

population of Baghdad 2010 __ Baghdad population figure - From trueknowledge.com - http://www.trueknowledge.com/q/population_of_baghdad_2010

 

 

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