The city which Gilgamesh, hero of The Epic of Gilgamesh, is king. This is actually a real city, and has been shown that it was a very important city in the past.

The Biblical name for this city is Erech, and the modern name is Warka. It was located between Shurrupak (modern: Fara) and Ur. The city had great temples to Anu and Ishtar.

The location of Uruk apears to be in modern day Iraq, in between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers.