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Tigris River an brig in Mosul
Tigris River an brig in Mosul
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Coordinates: 36°20′24″N 43°07′48″E / 36.34000°N 43.13000°E / 36.34000; 43.13000
Kintra Iraq
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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 o Nineveh on the east bank, but the metropolitan area haes nou grown tae encompass substantial areas 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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