al- Hilla

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Hilla, al-


a city in Iraq and administrative center of the muhafaza (province) of Babil. Population, 84,700 (1965). Al- Hilla has a railroad station. Industrial enterprises include textile and cement factories. The ruins of ancient Babylon are located nearby.

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The samples were collected from four stations on the Al- Shomali drainage which connects with Al- Hilla River in west side and Al Masab Alaamdrainagein east side, station 1 selected on the Al-Shomali pumping station, Stationt2 after about 6 km east of station 1(to the Almasab Alaam drainage), station 3on the south of station1 by 1km (before station 1) and station 4on 25 km the northwestern of station 1 by 25 km (like age with Al- Hilla river).