Babylon is one of the largest ancient cities in Mesopotamia (Iraq).
King Hammurabi, the sixth king of the first Babylonian dynasty, and the first king of the Babylonian Empire, whose rule lasted between 1792-1750 BC.
Babylon was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 2019. It is well-known of its Knowledge of political and administrative laws, developing societies, architecture, engineering, natural sciences and medicine, and interest in literature and art.
“We are entitled to be proud of our ancestors’ legacy.”
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs