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Al-Adhamiyah, also Azamiya, is a neighborhood and east-central district of the city of Baghdad, Iraq. Adhamiyah is located to the north-west of the city center and is a relatively upscale area. It has 300,000 inhabitants. The base of the population of Adhamiya consists of people with a high intellectual background, whether it be politicians, artists, scholars and even sport's figures. The name is a reference to Abū Hanīfah an-Nuʿmān, a renowned scholar and founder of the prominent Sunni Hanafī School of Islamic Religious Jurisprudence. Abu Hanifa Mosque is also a prominent landmark of the area, where Abu Hanifa an-Nu‘man is buried. Adhamiyah is one of nine administrative districts in Baghdad. The Al Nuaman Hospital is located in Adhamiyah, as is a royal cemetery for Sunnis. (via Freebase)