Round city of Baghdad

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The Round city of Baghdad

The round city of Baghdad is the original core of Baghdad, built by the Abbasid Caliph al-Mansur in AD 762–767 as the official residence of the Abbasid court. Its official name in Abbasid times was City of Peace (ArabicMadinat As-Salam). The famous library known as the House of Wisdom was located within its grounds.

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Coordinates: 33°20′55.68″N 44°20′7.03″E / 33.3488000°N 44.3352861°E / 33.3488000; 44.3352861