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Tigris River an brig in Mosul
Tigris River an brig in Mosul
Mosul is locatit in Iraq
Coordinates: 36°20′24″N 43°07′48″E / 36.34000°N 43.13000°E / 36.34000; 43.13000
Kintra  Iraq
Province Ninawa
Destrict Mosul
 • Urban 1,800,000 (2,008)

Mosul (Arabic: الموصلal-Mawṣil; North Mesopotamie Arabic: el-Mōṣul; Syriac: ܢܝܢܘܐ Nînwe; Kurdish: Mûsil/Nînewe; Turkis: Musul), is a ceety in northren Iraq an the caipital o the Ninawa Province, some 400 km (250 mi) northwast o Baghdad. The oreeginal ceety staunds on the wast bank o the Tigris River, opposite the auncient Assirie ceety of Nineveh on the east bank, but the metropolitan aurie haes nou grown tae encompass substantial auries on baith banks, wi five brigs linkin the twa sides. The majority o its population is Arab (wi Assiries, Turcoman an Kurdish minorities). It is Iraq's third lairgest ceety efter Baghdad an Basra.[1]

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  1. "Largest Cities in Iraq". January 26-2009. Retrieved 2002-01-01.  Check date values in: |date= (help)

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