Nineveh

Nineveh was an ancient Assyrian city of , located on the outskirts of in modern-day northern . It is located on the eastern bank of the River and was the capital and largest city of the Neo-Assyrian Empire, as well as the largest city in the world for several decades.

Notable Places in the Area

Ruins
The of Babylon were one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World listed by Hellenic culture. is situated 560 metres northwest of Nineveh. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Ruins
The was a in , . is situated 3½ km southwest of Nineveh. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

is a city in 's Northwestern region, and is the country's second largest city by population.

Nineveh

Latitude
36.3571° or 36° 21' 25.5" north
Longitude
43.1598° or 43° 9' 35.3" east
Open Location Code
8H859545+RW
Elevation
221 metres (725 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 202644722
Geo­Names ID
92878
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Nineve
  • Afrikaans: Ninevé
  • Amharic: ነነዌ
  • Arabic: Ninibe
  • Arabic: مدينة نينوى
  • Arabic: نينوى (مدينة)
  • Arabic: نينوى (مدينه)
  • Arabic: نينوى
  • Aramaic: ܢܝܢܘܐ
  • Armenian: Նինվե
  • Asturian; Bable: Nínive
  • Azerbaijani: Nineviya
  • Bashkir: Ниневия
  • Basque: Ninive
  • Belarusian: Ніневія
  • Belarusian: Нінэвія
  • Bosnian: Niniva
  • Breton: Ninive
  • Bulgarian: Ниневия
  • Burmese: နင်နီဗေး
  • Catalan: Nínive
  • Cebuano: Ninive
  • Chinese: 尼尼微
  • Chuvash: Ниневи
  • Croatian: Niniva
  • Czech: Ninive
  • Danish: Ninive
  • Dutch: Ninive
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: نينوى
  • Esperanto: Ninivo
  • Estonian: Ninive
  • Finnish: Ninive
  • French: Ninive
  • Gallegan: Nínive
  • Georgian: ნინევია
  • German: Ninive
  • Greek: Νινευή
  • Greek: Νινευί
  • Greek: Νινευη
  • Hebrew: נינוה
  • Hindi: निनावा
  • Hindi: नीनवे
  • Hungarian: Ninive
  • Icelandic: Níneve
  • Indonesian: Niniwe
  • Italian: Ninive
  • Japanese: ニネヴェ
  • Kazakh: Ниневия
  • Korean: 니네베
  • Kurdish: Nînewa
  • Latin: Ninive
  • Latvian: Ninīve
  • Lithuanian: Ninevija
  • Macedonian: Нинива
  • Malagasy: Ninive
  • Malayalam: നിനവേ
  • Marathi: निनेवे
  • Norwegian: Ninive
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Ninive
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Ninive
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Niniva
  • Persian: نینوا
  • Polish: Niniwa
  • Portuguese: Nínive
  • Romanian: Ninive
  • Russian: Ниневия
  • Rusyn: Нініве
  • Sardinian: Ninive
  • Schwyzerdütsch: Ninive
  • Scots: Nineveh
  • Serbian: Нинива
  • Serbo-Croatian: Niniva
  • Slovak: Ninive
  • Slovenian: Ninive
  • South Azerbaijani: نینوا
  • Spanish: Ninive
  • Spanish: Nínive
  • Swahili (generic): Ninawi
  • Swedish: Nineve
  • Tagalog: Ninive
  • Tamil: நினிவே
  • Thai: นิเนเวห์
  • Tosk Albanian: Ninive
  • Turkish: Ninova
  • Ukrainian: Ніневія
  • Urdu: نینوا
  • Uzbek: Nineviya
  • Vietnamese: Nineveh
  • Waray (Philippines): Ninive
  • Welsh: Ninefeh
  • Western Panjabi: نینوا
  • Wu Chinese: 尼尼微
  • Yue Chinese: 尼尼微
  • Nīnawá

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