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The ancient city of Ashur is located on the Tigris River in northern Mesopotamia, and dates back to the 3rd millennium BC. From the 14th to the 9th centuries BC it was the first capital of the ... Read more
Assyrian Empire, a city-state and trading platform of international importance. It also served as the religious capital of the Assyrians, associated with the god Ashur. In 2004, it was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Aliases: Qal'at Sherqat

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