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Ninawa Province

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(Reguidit frae Ninawa Govrenorate)
Nineveh Province

Ninawa Govrenorate
Location of Nineveh Province
Coordinates: 36°0′N 42°28′E / 36.000°N 42.467°E / 36.000; 42.467
Kintra Iraq
 • Total37323 km2 (14,410 sq mi)
 • Total2,811,091[1]

Ninawa ([نینوى Nīnawā] error: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help), Kurdish: Neynewa‎, Syriac-Aramaic: ܢܝܢܘܐ Nīnwē) is a province in northren Iraq, an the Arabic name for the biblical ceety of Nineveh in Assirie. It haes an aurie o 37,323 square kilometres (14,410 sq mi) an an estimatit population o 2,453,000 fowk in 2003. Its chief ceety an provincial caipital is Mosul, which lies athort the Tigris river frae the ruins o auncient Nineveh. Tal Afar is an aw a major ceety athin the region. Prior tae 1976, it wis cried Mosul Province an includit the present-day Dohuk Province an aw.


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  1. Inter-Agency Information and Analysis Unit (İAU): Iraq Information Portal :Ninewa Governorate Profile