Nineveh (English pronunciation: /ˈnɪn.ɪv.ə/; Akkadian: Ninua; Classical Syriac: ܢܸܢܘܵܐ; Arabic: نينوى Ninawa, Kurdish: نەینەوا, Hebrew: נִינְוֵה Nin'veih; Greek: Νινευή Nineuē; Naynuwa; Turkish: Ninova Persian: نینوا Latin: Nineve) is an ancient …
Latitude and longitude of Mosul
Mosul (/moʊˈsuːl/; Arabic: الموصل Syriac: ܢܝܢܘܐal-Mawṣil; Kurdish: مووسڵ Mûsil; North Mesopotamian Arabic: el-Mōṣul; Nînwe; Turkish: Musul), is a city of normally about two and a half million people (2014 est.) in northern Iraq, occupied since 10 June 2014 by the Islamic State salafi-jihadi militant group and therefore a major city in its self-declared caliphate.
Latitude: 36° 20' 6.00" N
Longitude: 43° 07' 8.00" E
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Mosul (//; Arabic: الموصل al-Mawṣil; Kurdish: مووسڵ Mûsil; North Mesopotamian Arabic: el-Mōṣul; Syriac: ܢܝܢܘܐ Nînwe,Turkish: Musul), is a city of over a million people in northern Iraq, some 400 km north of Baghdad. The original city stand…
The Battle of Gaugamela (//; Greek: Γαυγάμηλα), also called the Battle of Arbela, was the decisive battle of Alexander the Great's invasion of the Persian Achaemenid Empire. In 331 BC Alexander's army of the Hellenic League met the Persi…
Dur-Sharrukin ("Fortress of Sargon"; Arabic: دور شروكين), present day Khorsabad, was the Assyrian capital in the time of Sargon II of Assyria. Khorsabad is a village in northern Iraq, 15 km northeast of Mosul, which is still today inhabited by Assy…
The Great Mosque of al-Nuri (جامع النوري) is a historical mosque in Mosul, Iraq famous for its leaning minaret which gave the city its nickname "the hunchback" (الحدباء al-Ḥadbāˈ).
Tel Keppe (also spelled Tel Keipeh) (Classical Syriac: ܬܠ ܟܐܦܐ Tal Kepe, Arabic: تل كيف Tal Kaif), is one of the largest historically Assyrian towns in northern Iraq. Its name means "Hill of Stones" in Syriac. It is located in the Ninawa Governorat…
Mosul International Airport (IATA: OSM, ICAO: ORBM) is an airport located at Mosul, capital of Nineveh Governorate, Iraq. It became a civil airport in 1990 with the rebuild of the runway (from asphalt to concrete) and construction of a new terminal.…
The Battle for Mosul was a battle fought during the Iraq War in 2004 for the capital of the Ninawa Governorate in northern Iraq that occurred concurrently to fighting in Fallujah.
Balawat (Classical Syriac: ܒܝܬ ܠܒܬ, beṯ labat) is an archaeological site and modern village in Nineveh Province (Iraq).
Tepe Gawra (or "Great Mound") is an ancient Mesopotamian settlement in northwest Iraq that was occupied between 5000 and 1500 BC.
The Forward Operating Base Marez bombing took place on December 21, 2004. Fourteen U.S. soldiers, four U.S. citizen Halliburton employees, and four Iraqi soldiers allied with the U.S. military were killed in an attack on a dining hall at the Forward…
Tell Arpachiyah (outside modern Mosul in Ninawa Governorate Iraq) is a prehistoric archaeological site in Nineveh Province (Iraq). It takes its name from a more recent village located about 4 miles (6.4 km) from Nineveh.
Batnaya (Syriac: ܒܛܢܝܐ) is an Assyrian town in northern Iraq located 14 miles north of Mosul and around 3 miles north of Tel Keppe.
Tell Billa is an archaeological site in Nineveh Province (Iraq).
Tell Hassuna is a tell, or settlement mound, in the Nineveh Province (Iraq).
Al Mosul University Stadium, is a multi-use stadium in Mosul, Iraq. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Mosul FC. The stadium holds 20,000 people.
Tarbisu (modern Sherif Khan, Ninawa Governorate, Iraq) was an ancient city about 3 miles north of Nineveh.