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Hammurabi, a great leader known for creating the first recorded legal code in history, united the Assyrians and Babylonians in harmony.Following several changes in power, Nebuchadnezzar II came to rule from 604 to 562 , and restored Babylonia to its former glory.Unlike their Egyptian counterparts who believed that all land belonged to the pharaoh, Sumerians believed in private property, still an important notion in Iraq today.When the Sumerian civilization collapsed in about 1700 , King Hammurabi took over the area and renamed it Babylonia.Arabs comprise about three-fourths of the population, and Kurds compose about one-fifth.The remaining people are divided into several ethnic groups, including Assyrian, Turkoman, Chaldean, Armenian, Yazidi, and Jewish. Almost all Iraqis speak and understand their official language, Arabic.Kurdish is the official language in Kurdistan, and serves to distinguish Kurds from other Iraqis.
The spoken language is Iraqi Arabic, and is extremely similar to that which is spoken in Syria, Lebanon, and parts of Jordan.
Arabic, a Semitic language, was introduced by the Arab conquerors and has three different forms: classical, modern standard, and spoken.
Classical Arabic, best known by scholars, is the written language of the Qur'an.
Archaeological museums were built in several cities, which held exhibitions and educational programs especially for children, so that they were made aware of the historical importance of their culture and nation.
In order to promote this center of attention on history, several ancient sites from the city of Babylon were reconstructed, such as the Ziggurat of Aqarquf, the ruins of Babylon, the temple of Ishtar, the southern fortress of Nebuchadnezzar, and the Greek amphitheater.As the Persians were eventually defeated, the people of Mesopotamia began to convert to Islam and intermarry with Arabs.