Nimrud

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Nae tae be confused wi Nimrod.
Nimrud
Iraq; Nimrud - Assyria, Lamassu's Guarding Palace Entrance.jpg
A lamassu at the North Wast Pailace o Ashurnasirpal II afore destruction in 2015.
Nimrud is locatit in Iraq
Nimrud
Shawn within Iraq
Alternate name Calah, Kalakh, Kalhu
Location Noomanea, Nineveh Govrenorate, Iraq
Region Mesopotamie
Coordinates 36°5′53.49″N 43°19′43.57″E / 36.0981917°N 43.3287694°E / 36.0981917; 43.3287694Coordinates: 36°5′53.49″N 43°19′43.57″E / 36.0981917°N 43.3287694°E / 36.0981917; 43.3287694
Teep Settlement
Aurie 3.6 km2 (1.4 sq mi)

Nimrud (Arabic: النمرود‎) is the Assirian Neo-Aramaic name for the auncient Assirian ceety o Kalhu (the Biblical Calah), locatit 30 kilometres (20 mi) sooth o the ceety o Mosul, an 5 kilometres (3 mi) sooth o the veelage o Selamiyah (Arabic: السلامية‎), in the Nineveh plains in northren Mesopotamie.