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Were Mesopotamia and Persia the same country?

Answer

Wiki User
02/14/2015

Mesopotamia ('between the rivers') covers the basins of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers (modern day Iraq). Persia is to the east (modern day Iran).

Wiki User
01/08/2015

No. Mesopotamia is the historic name for Iraq. Persia is the historic name for Iran.