|Residents||1,856,064 (calculation 2010)|
|density||287 inhabitants per km²|
Coordinates: 32 ° 30 ' N , 44 ° 24' E
Babil ( Arabic بابل, DMG Bābil ) is a governorate in Iraq , which was called Hilla until 1971. It has an area of 6468 km²; the size of the area has changed several times. The population is 1,856,064 (2010 calculation). The capital of the governorate is Hilla . The ruins of Babylon can be found in Babil .
The governorate consists of the districts:
On October 15, 2005, 94.56% of 543,779 voters voted yes for the new constitution .
Commons : Babil - collection of images, videos and audio files
- ^ World Gazetteer: Iraq - Administrative Division . Retrieved May 11, 2011.