Tigris

The Tigris is the eastern of the two great rivers that define Mesopotamia, the other being the . The river flows south from the mountains of the through the and Arabian Deserts, and empties into the .

Localities in the Area

Town
, is a town and district of of . is situated 8 km northeast of Tigris.

Town
, is a town and district of of . is situated 10 km southwest of Tigris. Photo: Kpisimon, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tigris

Latitude
38.4333° or 38° 26' north
Longitude
39.7728° or 39° 46' 22" east
Open Location Code
8GCXCQMF+84
Elevation
1095 metres (3593 feet)
Geo­Names ID
9167921

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Tigris
  • Afrikaans: Tigrisrivier
  • Amharic: ጤግሮስ
  • Amharic: ጤግሮስ ወንዝ
  • Arabic: Tigris
  • Arabic: دجلة
  • Arabic: دجله
  • Arabic: سن الصخر
  • Arabic: طول نهر دجلة
  • Arabic: نهر الدجلة
  • Arabic: نهر دجلة
  • Armenian: Տիգրիս
  • Asturian: Tigris
  • Azerbaijani: Dəclə
  • Bashkir: Тигр
  • Basque: Tigris
  • Basque: Tigris ibaia
  • Belarusian: Тыгр
  • Bengali: তাইগ্রিস
  • Bengali: দজলা
  • Bhojpuri: दज़ला नदी
  • Bosnian: Tigris
  • Breton: Tigr
  • Breton: Tigris
  • Bulgarian: Река Тигър
  • Bulgarian: Тигър
  • Burmese: တိုင်းဂရစ်မြစ်
  • Catalan: Didjla
  • Catalan: Dijla
  • Catalan: Riu Tigris
  • Catalan: Tigris
  • Cebuano: Tigris River
  • Central Kurdish: دیجلە
  • Chinese: Tigris Hô
  • Chinese: 希底结河
  • Chinese: 底格里斯河
  • Chuvash: Тигр
  • Croatian: Tigris
  • Czech: Chidekel
  • Czech: Dicle Nehri
  • Czech: Didžla
  • Czech: Dîjle
  • Czech: Tigris
  • Danish: Tigris
  • Dimli (individual language): Royê Dicley
  • Dimli (individual language): Roê Dicley
  • Dutch: Tigris
  • Egyptian Arabic: نهر دجله
  • Esperanto: Tigris
  • Esperanto: Tigriso
  • Esperanto: Tigro
  • Estonian: Tigris
  • Finnish: Tigris
  • French: Hiddékel
  • French: Tigre
  • Galician: Río Tigris
  • Galician: Tigris
  • Georgian: ტიგრი
  • Georgian: ტიგროსი
  • German: Didschla
  • German: Tigris
  • Greek: Τίγρης
  • Greek: Τίγρης ποταμός
  • Hebrew: החידקל
  • Hebrew: חידקל
  • Hebrew: נהר חידקל
  • Hindi: टाइग्रिस
  • Hindi: दजला नदी
  • Hungarian: Idigina
  • Hungarian: Idiglat
  • Hungarian: Tigris
  • Hungarian: Tigris folyó
  • Icelandic: Tigris
  • Icelandic: Tígris
  • Ido: Tigris
  • Indonesian: Sungai Tigris
  • Indonesian: Tigris
  • Irish: An Tígris
  • Italian: Fiume Tigri
  • Italian: Tigri
  • Japanese: チグリス
  • Japanese: チグリス川
  • Japanese: ティグリス
  • Japanese: ティグリス川
  • Javanese: Kali Tigris
  • Javanese: Tigris
  • Kannada: ಟೈಗ್ರಿಸ್
  • Kazakh: Тигр
  • Kirghiz: Тигр
  • Korean: 디쥘라 강
  • Korean: 디쥘라강
  • Korean: 티그리스
  • Korean: 티그리스강
  • Korean: 히데켈
  • Kurdish: Ava Mezin
  • Kurdish: Dîcle
  • Kurdish: Robarê Dîcleyê
  • Kurdish: Çemê Dîcle
  • Kurdish: Çemê Dîcleyê
  • Latin: Hiddekl
  • Latin: Tigris
  • Latvian: Didžle
  • Latvian: Dīdžle
  • Latvian: Tigra
  • Limburgan: Tigris
  • Lingala: Tigre
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Rio Tigris
  • Lithuanian: Tigras
  • Lombard: Tigri
  • Luxembourgish: Tigris
  • Macedonian: Тигар
  • Maithili: दजला नदी
  • Malagasy: Tigrisy
  • Malay: Sungai Dajlah
  • Malay: Sungai Tigris
  • Malay: Tigris
  • Malayalam: Tigris
  • Malayalam: ടൈഗ്രിസ്
  • Malayalam: ടൈഗ്രിസ് നദി
  • Marathi: तिग्रीस नदी
  • Marathi: तैग्रिस नदी
  • Min Dong Chinese: Hĭ-dī-giék Ò̤
  • Min Dong Chinese: Tigris Ò̤
  • Min Nan Chinese: Tigris
  • Min Nan Chinese: Tigris Hô
  • Mingrelian: ტიგრი
  • Mongolian: Тигр мөрөн
  • Nepali: तिग्रिस खुसि
  • Newari: तिग्रिस खुसि
  • Northern Frisian: Tiigris
  • Norwegian: Tigris
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hiddekel
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Tigris
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Tigris
  • Occitan (post 1500): Tigre (riu)
  • Occitan (post 1500): Tigre
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܕܩܠܬ
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܢܗܪܐ ܕܕܩܠܬ
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܢܗܪܐ ܕܫܠܡܐ
  • Panjabi: ਦਜਲਾ
  • Panjabi: ਦਜਲਾ ਦਰਿਆ
  • Persian: دجله
  • Persian: رودخانه دجله
  • Persian: رودخانهٔ دجله
  • Persian: رود دجله
  • Polish: Nahr Didżla
  • Polish: Tygrys
  • Portuguese: Rio Tigre
  • Portuguese: Rio Tígris
  • Portuguese: Tigre
  • Portuguese: Tígris
  • Romanian: Râul Tigru
  • Romanian: Tigru
  • Russian: Тигр
  • Rusyn: Тіґріс
  • Scots: Tigris
  • Serbian: Река Тигар
  • Serbian: Тигар
  • Serbian: Тигрис
  • Serbo-Croatian: Rijeka Tigar
  • Serbo-Croatian: Tigar
  • Serbo-Croatian: Tigris
  • Serbo-Croatian: Тигар
  • Sicilian: Tigri
  • Sinhala: tigiris
  • Slovak: Tigris
  • Slovenian: Tigris
  • Somali: Tigris
  • South Azerbaijani: دجله چایی
  • Spanish: Hidequel
  • Spanish: Rio Tigris
  • Spanish: Río Tigris
  • Spanish: Tigris
  • Swahili: Hidekeli
  • Swahili: Tigri
  • Swedish: Deqlath
  • Swedish: Dicle
  • Swedish: Dijla
  • Swedish: Tigris
  • Swiss German: Tigris
  • Tagalog: Dicle
  • Tagalog: Hiddecel
  • Tagalog: Hiddekel
  • Tagalog: Hidekel
  • Tagalog: Hidesel
  • Tagalog: Ilog Tigris
  • Tagalog: Ilog na Tigris
  • Tagalog: Ilog ng Tigris
  • Tagalog: Nahr Dijlah
  • Tagalog: Tigris
  • Tagalog: Tigris River
  • Tajik: Дарёи Тигрис
  • Tajik: Тигрис
  • Tamil: டைகிரிசு
  • Tamil: டைகிரிசு ஆறு
  • Tamil: டைகிரிஸ்
  • Tamil: டைகிரிஸ் ஆறு
  • Tatar: Tigr yılğası
  • Tatar: Тигр
  • Thai: แม่น้ำไทกริส
  • Thai: แม่น้ำไทกรีส
  • Thai: ไทกริส
  • Thai: ไทกรีส
  • Tosk Albanian: Tigris
  • Turkish: Dicle
  • Turkish: Dicle Irmağı
  • Turkish: Dicle Nehri
  • Turkish: Tigris
  • Ukrainian: Тигр
  • Urdu: دجلہ
  • Urdu: دریائے دجلہ
  • Uzbek: Dajla
  • Vietnamese: Sông Tigris
  • Vietnamese: Tigris
  • Vlaams: Tigris
  • Waray (Philippines): Tigris
  • Welsh: Afon Tigris
  • Western Armenian: Տիգրիս
  • Western Frisian: Tigris
  • Western Panjabi: دریاۓ دجلہ
  • Western Panjabi: دیا باکر
  • Wu Chinese: 底格里斯河
  • Yakut: Тигрис
  • Yiddish: חידקל
  • Yiddish: טיגריס טייך
  • Yue Chinese: 底格里斯河
  • ටයිග්‍රීස්

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