Which country was the first to use 7 days-long week?

Ancient Greece
Ancient Egypt
Ancient India
Babylon
The seven-day week has deep historical origins in the astrology of Ancient Near East, being approximately a quarter of a lunation. It was (independently) adopted by the Persian Empire, in Judaism and in Hellenistic astrology, and (via Greek transmission) in Gupta India and Tang China.
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Babylon
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flagthe United Kingdom
20%
10%
10%
60%
50
flagGermany
23%
12%
5%
56%
39
flagPoland
19%
17%
9%
52%
4670
flagAustria
10%
30%
10%
50%
10
flagIndia
27%
13%
22%
36%
22
flagAustralia
54%
9%
0%
36%
11
flagthe United States
32%
26%
11%
28%
52