Nineveh

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Nineveh (Akkadian: Ninwe; Assyrian Neo-Aramaic: ܢܸܢܘܵܐ; Hebrew: נינוה‎, Nīnewē; Greek: Νινευη, Nineuē; Latin: Nineve; Arabic: نينوى, Naīnuwa; Persian: نینوا) was an ancient city on the eastern bank of the Tigris River in ancient Assyria. Its ruins are across the river from the modern-day major city of Mosul, in the Ninawa Governorate of Iraq.

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Coordinates: 36°21′34″N 43°09′10″E / 36.35944°N 43.15278°E / 36.35944; 43.15278

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