Northwestern Iraq

Northwestern Iraq is a region largely between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in the northwestern part of .

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

is a city in Northwestern . Its population is ethnically mixed, and it is under the control of the Iraqi government. Photo: Leviclancy, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town in the Al Jazira region of . It is best known for being the birthplace of Iraq's former dictator Saddam Hussein and the Ayyubid Sultan, Saladin. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is an ancient Assyrian ruin in Northwestern . Photo: The U.S. Army, CC BY-SA 4.0.


is a ruin in Northwestern Iraq. It has suffered damage at the hands of ISIS, though most of the buildings are reportedly still intact. Photo: Dreamer Ali, CC BY 2.0.

is a town in immediately south of Mount Shingal. Photo: Nawaf shengaly, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city in the of northwestern , located 63 km west of , 52 km east of and 200 km north west of . Photo: Kparker84, Public domain.

Northwestern Iraq

Latitude of center
34.5338° or 34° 32' 1.5" north
Longitude of center
43.4837° or 43° 29' 1.5" east

Also Known As

  • Arabic: أعالي بلاد الرافدين
  • Arabic: الجزيرة
  • Arabic: الجزيرة السورية
  • Arabic: الجزيرة الفراتية
  • Arabic: الجزيرة الفراتية السورية
  • Arabic: الجزيره الفراتيه
  • Arabic: منطقة الجزيرة
  • Armenian: Ջազիրա
  • Armenian: Ջեզիրե
  • Azerbaijani: Cəzirə
  • Basque: Al-Jazira
  • Basque: Goi Mesopotamia
  • Basque: Mesopotamia Garaia
  • Bulgarian: Горна Месопотамия
  • Bulgarian: Джазира
  • Bulgarian: Джезире
  • Bulgarian: Северна Месопотамия
  • Catalan: Al-Jazira
  • Catalan: Alta Mesopotàmia
  • Catalan: Djezira
  • Chinese: 上美索不达米亚
  • Chinese: 上美索不達米亞
  • Chinese: 傑吉拉
  • Chinese: 加孜拉
  • Chinese: 賈茲拉平原
  • Chinese: 贾兹拉
  • Croatian: Gornja Mezopotamija
  • Dutch: Al-Jazira, Mesopotamia
  • English: Al-Jazira
  • English: Assyria
  • English: Jazira
  • English: Ninawa
  • English: Nineveh
  • English: Upper Mesopotamia
  • Esperanto: Supra Mezopotamio
  • French: Al-Jazira
  • French: Djezirah
  • French: Djezireh
  • French: Djézira
  • French: Djézireh
  • French: Haute Mésopotamie
  • French: Jezirah
  • Georgian: ჯეზირე
  • German: Al-Dschazira
  • German: Al Dschasira
  • German: Dschazīra
  • Greek: Άνω Μεσοποταμία
  • Hebrew: ג'זירה
  • Hindi: अल-जज़ीरा
  • Hungarian: Dzsazíra
  • Indonesian: Mesopotamia Hulu
  • Italian: Jazira
  • Italian: Jazīra
  • Italian: Mesopotamia settentrionale
  • Japanese: アルジャジーラ地方
  • Japanese: ジャズィーラ
  • Japanese: ジャズィーラ地方
  • Lithuanian: Aukštutinė Mesopotamija
  • Lithuanian: Džazira
  • Lithuanian: Džezira
  • Lithuanian: Džezirės plynaukštė
  • Lithuanian: Šiaurės Mesopotamija
  • Malay: Al Jazira, Mesopotamia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Al-Jazira i Mesopotamia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Jazirah
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: al-Jazira
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Øvre Mesopotamia
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܒܝܬ ܢܗܪܝܢ ܥܠܝܬܐ
  • Persian: الجزیره عراق
  • Persian: جزیره
  • Persian: جزیره بوتان
  • Persian: جزیرهٔ بوتان
  • Polish: Al-Dżazira
  • Polish: Dżezira
  • Polish: Górna Mezopotamia
  • Portuguese: Al-Jazira
  • Portuguese: Al Jazira
  • Portuguese: Alta Mesopotâmia
  • Portuguese: Djazirah
  • Portuguese: Djezirah
  • Portuguese: Djezireh
  • Portuguese: Jazirah
  • Portuguese: Mesopotâmia Superior
  • Russian: Джезире
  • Russian: Эль-Джазире
  • Serbian: Горња Месопотамија
  • Slovenian: Gornja Mezopotamija
  • Spanish: Alta Mesopotamia
  • Spanish: Mesopotamia superior
  • Tajik: Ҷазира
  • Tamil: மேல் மெசொப்பொத்தேமியா
  • Ukrainian: Джезіре
  • Urdu: جزیرہ فرات
  • Uzbek: Jazira
  • Giazira

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