Balawat is an archaeological site of the ancient Assyrian city of Imgur-Enlil, and modern village in Nineveh Province. It lies 25 kilometres southeast from the city of and 4 kilometres to the south of the modern Assyrian town of Bakhdida.

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Qaraqosh, also known as Al-Hamdaniya or Bakhdida, is an Assyrian city in within the… is situated 6 km northwest of Balawat. Photo: Chaldean, Public domain.

is an Assyrian town in northern located less than 18 miles south east of . is situated 9 km north of Balawat.


36.2236° or 36° 13' 25" north
43.4166° or 43° 24' 59.9" east
Open Location Code
261 metres (856 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 5274858241
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: بلاوات
  • Arabic: قرية تبه
  • Catalan: Balawat
  • Catalan: Tell Balawat
  • Chinese: 伊穆尔-恩利尔
  • Chinese: 伊穆爾-恩利爾
  • Chinese: 巴拉瓦特
  • Dutch: Balawat
  • Dutch: Imgur-Enlil
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: بلاوات
  • English: Imgur-Enlil
  • French: Balawat
  • French: Imgur-Enlil
  • German: Balawat
  • German: Imgur-Enlil
  • German: Imgur-Enlil (Balawat)
  • Hebrew: בלאוואת
  • Japanese: バラワット
  • Norwegian: Balawat
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Balawat
  • Persian: بلاوات
  • Polish: Balawat
  • Polish: Imgur-Enlil
  • Polish: Wrota z Balawat
  • Spanish: Balawat
  • Spanish: Imgur-Enlil
  • Spanish: Tell Balawat
  • Swedish: Balawat
  • Urdu: بلاوات
  • Vietnamese: Balawat, Muddebihal
  • Balāwāt
  • Bālāwāt
  • Qaryat Tabah
  • بالاوات

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