Taji, Iraq

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"Taji" redirects here. For the town in Brazil sometimes called Taji, see Fazenda Tagy. For the village in Iran, see Taji, Iran.
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Taji is located in Iraq
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Taji's location inside Iraq
Coordinates: 33°30′33″N 44°14′03″E / 33.50917°N 44.23417°E / 33.50917; 44.23417Coordinates: 33°30′33″N 44°14′03″E / 33.50917°N 44.23417°E / 33.50917; 44.23417
Country  Iraq
Governorate Baghdad Province
District Taji District
Population
 • Total 200,000
  (2003)

Taji, (Arabic: التاجي‎) is a Sunni Arab rural district north of the city of Baghdad, within Baghdad Province and Saladin Province.

Taji District has about 400,000 inhabitants.

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Al-Taji airfield, in the volatile Sunni Triangle, was originally an Iraqi Republican Guard base during the Saddam era. It was once a center for the manufacture of chemical weapons. Taji was also the location of the largest tank maintenance facility in Iraq.

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