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Kufa ranks 1,366th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Kashima, Ibaraki, Novara, and Sarnia. Memorable people born in Kufa include Abu Hanifa, Al-Kindi, and Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin. Memorable people who died in Kufa include Ali, Jabir ibn Hayyan, and Mukhtar al-Thaqafi. Kufa has been the birth place of many religious figures and philosophers and the death place of many religious figures and social activists. Kufa is located in Iraq.

Kufa, also spelled Kufah, is a city in Iraq, about 170 kilometres (110 mi) south of Baghdad, and 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) northeast of Najaf. It is located on the banks of the Euphrates River. The estimated population in 2003 was 110,000. Currently, Kufa and Najaf are joined into a single urban area that is mostly commonly known to the outside world as 'Najaf'. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 659 and 915, Kufa was the birth place of 8 globally memorable people, including Abu Hanifa, Al-Kindi, and Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin. Additionaly, 8 globally memorable people have passed away in Kufa including Ali, Jabir ibn Hayyan, and Mukhtar al-Thaqafi.

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