Ninevah Governorate

Ninevah governorate is one of the many historical cities in the word, which is in the north of Iraq. It was an integral part of Assyria from the 25th century BC to the 7th century AD.The provincial capital of Ninevah is “Mosul” city the name “Mosul” comes from the Arabic root “to come,” as people from all direction came to Mosul as a trading destination. The area of the Ninevah governate is 37,323 km2. Many attractions and ancient places can be found in Ninevah governorate such as:

• Ancient walls and gates.
• Dair Mar Elia
• Mar Mattai
• Lamassu
• Bashtabya Castle
• Hatra
• Sinjar Mountains
• Mosul Dam
• Mosul Museum
• The old city