For questions linked to the area between Tigris and Euphrates, corresponding to modern-day Iraq. See also the sumeria tag.
For questions related to the area between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, corresponding to modern-day Iraq and Syria.
Considered a "Cradle of Civilization", this area was home to the Sumerian, Akkadian, Babylonian, and Assyrian. The first true written language was invented here, in the form of cuneiform.
See also: sumerian.