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.