Mesopotamia refers to the ancient land that was located in the eastern Mediterranean region. This area of land was bounded by the Zagros Mountains in the northeast and was the Arabian Plateau in the southeast. More » Geography

Mesopotamia spanned over 5,000 years with the first recorded settlement made up of about 150 people. Using the city of Uruk in 4000 BCE as an estimate, Sumer's population would have been about 0.8 to 1.5 million out of t... More »

Some of civilization's first cities were founded by the Sumerian people in Mesopotamia, which is located in the valley between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. In Mesopotamia, women were wives and mothers and took care o... More »

The ancient land of Mesopotamia occupied all or part of the land that now comprises the modern day countries of Iraq, Iran, Syria and Turkey. The region was called "Mesopotamia," which means between two rivers, because i... More »

Mesopotamia refers to the area of land between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. There is not one present-day country which Mesopotamia comprises. Mesopotamia is the present-day area of parts of Iraq, Kuwait, Syria, Turke... More »

Mesopotamia occupied the land between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. Due in part to its geography, civilizations have been present in Mesopotamia since as early as 10,000 B.C. Today the area forms a part of Iraq. More »

Ancient Mesopotamia encompasses all of the country of Iraq. Some parts of Turkey, Syria and Iran area also overlap with the old borders of Mesopotamia. More »