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Komane, Iraq

Komane is an Assyrian village in the Sapna valley in the Amedi District of Dohuk province in Iraq. The village is directly east of the Districts capital of Amedi. The town has two churches, a school, and a hundred or so houses.

Rawandiz

Rawandiz is a city in Kurdistan Region, located in Erbil Governorate, close to the borders with Iran and Turkey, it is located 10 km to the east from Bekhal Waterfall. The district is 123 km from Erbil. The district is surrounded by mountains, Ko ...

Sharafiya

Sharafiya is an Assyrian village located in The Nineveh plains region of northern Iraq in Nineveh Governorate and is located within the Assyrian homeland. The village is located about 40 Kilometers northwest of the city of Mosul, and is on the ma ...

Sharanish

Sharanish is an Assyrian village located in the Zakho district of Dohuk Governorate, Kurdistan Region in Iraq, close to the borders of southeastern Turkey. The village is inhabited by Assyrians who belong to the Chaldean Church and the Assyrian C ...

Soran, Iraq

Soran or Diana is a city in Erbil Governorate, and the capital of Soran District. Diana is one of the largest cities in Kurdistan Region, and is expected to increase within the next ten years by a further 50.000 people.

Tesqopa

Tesqopa is an Assyrian town in northern Iraq located approximately 19 miles north of Mosul. In 2010, it had a population of 11.000 most of whom were ethnic Assyrians belonging to the Chaldean Catholic Church. The town was captured by ISIS briefly ...

Fairouzeh

Fairouzeh is a village 3 miles southeast of the city of Homs in Syria. Due to urban development in the area, Fairouzeh, like nearby Zaydal, is now considered one of Homs suburbs. In 2004, it had a population of 6.456. Its inhabitants are predomin ...

Al-Khalidiyah, al-Hasakah Governorate

Al-Khalidiyah, also known as Khanik, is a village in the al-Hasakah Governorate in Northeastern Syria. The village lies on the Tigris Khabur opposite to the Iraqi village of Faysh Khabur and is located 4 km south of the Semalka Border Crossing an ...

Çığlı, Çukurca

Historically, the name of the village was Ashita meaning avalanche in Assyrian and it was originally inhabited by Assyrians. The name "Çığlı" is given by the official authorities and is not used by the locals. It is the main village of the region ...

Elazığ

Elazığ, formerly Mamuretulaziz, is a city in Eastern Anatolia, Turkey, and the administrative centre of Elazığ Province. It is located in the uppermost Euphrates valley. The plain on which the city extends has an altitude of 1.067 metres. Elazığ ...

Gungoren, Midyat

Gungoren is a Syriac Christian village, like many of the villages of eastern Mardin Province. The village predates the coming of Islam, with a church "Purple Stefanos Church", dating to 778 AD. The village is adjacent to an ancient monastery, Mor ...

Yesiltas, Yuksekova

The oldest name of the village, during the Armenian and Assyrian settlement, is Istazn. In 1985, the Gendarmerie Border Police Station was established in the village where the village was founded and in 2011 the police station was changed to the ...

Nochiya Region

The Nochiya Region, which is different from Nochiya, is the area which consists of five districts and many sub-districts. The Nochiya Region lies in three countries: western Iran, northeastern Iraq and southeast Turkey. The districts that make up ...

Bagzadeh

Bagzadeh, is a sub-district located in the western part of the district Urmia, Iran. Its inhabitants were at one time Assyrians who belonged to the Nochiya Tribe. This sub-district along with 2 others, in modern-day Iran, lie in the eastern part ...

Dağ Içinde, Hakkari

Nochiya, was a sub-district located within center of the Shamizdin district which lies in the south-east part of Hakkari. The name Nochiya is a Kurdish meaning between the mountains ". The sub-district of Rustaqa lies in the heart of the Nochiya ...

Kittsee

In the Middle Ages, the settlement was situated in the Kingdom of Hungary, and was probably settled by Pecheneg border guards in the 11th century. There was a Hungarian royal castle on the site of the settlement as early as the 12th century. The ...

Pembina (provincial electoral district)

For the Albertan electoral district of the same name, see Pembina Pembina was a provincial electoral district in the canadian province of Manitoba.

Winkler Flyers

The Winkler Flyers are a Manitoba Junior Hockey League team playing out of the Winkler Arena in Winkler, Manitoba, Canada. The Flyers entered the MJHL as an expansion team for the 1980-81 season and have won three Turnbull Cup Championships as Ma ...

Ashteroth Karnaim

Ashteroth Karnaim, also rendered as Ashtaroth Karnaim, was a city in the land of Bashan east of the Jordan River. A distinction must be made between two adjacent cities of the groves, and in the North-East-Karnaim, the latter adding the name of t ...

Kadesh (biblical)

Kadesh or Qadesh is a place-name that occurs several times in the Hebrew Bible, describing a site or sites located south of, or at the southern border of, Canaan and the Kingdom of Judah. Many modern academics hold that it was a single site, loca ...

Luz

Luz is the ancient name of a royal Canaanite city, connected with Bethel Genesis 28:19, 35:6. It is debated among scholars whether Luz and Bethel represent the same town - the former the Canaanite name, and the latter the Hebrew name - or whether ...

Nebo (biblical town)

Nebo is a town name mentioned in several passages of the Old Testament. It is used of two towns, one in the territory assigned in the Bible to the Tribe of Reuben, and another in that of the Tribe of Judah. The Reubenite heaven is mentioned in nu ...

Zeboim (Hebrew Bible)

Zeboim is the name in English of two or three places in the Bible: Zeboim, Zeboiim or Tzvoyim, goats, gazelles, roes") was one of the "five cities of the plain" of Sodom, generally coupled with Admah Gen. 10:19, 14:2, Deut. 29:23, Hos. 11:8. It h ...

SantAngelo, Rome

SantAngelo is the eleventh historic district or rione of Rome, Italy, located in Municipio I. Often written as rione XI - SantAngelo, it has a coat of arms with an angel on a red background, holding a palm branch in its left hand. In another vers ...

El Mechouar Mosque

Mechouar Mosque is a historic mosque in the city of Tlemcen, Algeria. The mosque is a part of the historic Mechouar Castle which has a significant place in the history of the Kingdom of Tlemcen. The mosque contributed greatly to the intellectual ...

Sidi Bellahsen Mosque

Sidi Belhassen Mosque is a historic mosque in the city of Tlemcen, Algeria. The mosque is located in the southwest of the square next to the Great Mosque of Tlemcen. Today it serves as a museum.

Sidi Boumediene Mosque

Sidi Abu Madyan Mosque or the Worshippers Mosque is a historic Islamic religious complex In Tlemcen, Algeria, dedicated to the influential Sufi saint Abu Madyan. Abu Madyan was hailed from Seville and contributed greatly to the spread of tasawwuf ...

Dansirit Formation

The Dansirit Formation is a geological formation in Iran. It is Middle Jurassic in age, dating from the Aalenian to Bajocian. It is part of the Shemshak Group, a Late Triassic to Callovian set of coal bearing largely fluvo-lacustarine sediments u ...

Grantham Formation

The Grantham Formation is a geological formation in England, which dates to the Middle Jurassic Aalenian age around 172 million years ago. It is composed of mudstones and sandstone, usually with abundant plant debris. It overlies the preceding No ...

Geoncheonri Formation

The Geoncheonri Formation is a Mesozoic geologic formationin the Gyeongsang Basin, southeast South Korea. Fossil ornithopod tracks have been reported from the formation.

Georgetown Formation

The Georgetown Formation is a geologic formation in Mexico and the United States. It preserves fossils dating back to the Cretaceous period. On the stratigraphic column at the site of attachment Bonnell starts with the lower Cretaceous Trinity gr ...

Acompsoceras

Acompsoceras is an extinct genus of cephalopod belonging to the Ammonite subclass. It grew to a large size compared to most ammonites. Its shell reached 18 inches in diameter when the animal reached adulthood. Acompsoceras appears in the fossil r ...

Beudantiella

Beudantiella is a high whorled, compressed, sparsely ribbed ammonite from the Lower Cretaceous, found in Queensland, Australia. Beudantiella is a member Beudanticeratinae and desmoceratid subfamily, and Desmocerataceae. Related genera include Beu ...

Brancoceras

Brancoceras is a rather small, strongly ribbed, acanthoceratacean ammonite from the Albian stage of the Lower Cretaceous, the shell evolute with a subquadrate whorl section and rounded venter. The suture forms a finely squiggly line with well-def ...

Callihoplites

Callihoplites is a genus of rather evolute ammonites from the Lower Cretaceous, Late Albian. Its whorl section squarish or compressed, inner whorls bearing umbilical bullae and ventrolateral clavi, with or without looped ribs between. The body ch ...

Desmoceras

Desmoceras is a genus of ammonites belonging to the family Desmoceratidae. These cephalopods were fast-moving nektonic carnivores. They lived in the Early Cretaceous, Albian epoch.

Euhoplites

Euhoplites is an extinct ammonoid cephalopod from the Lower Cretaceous, characterized by strongly ribbed, more or less evolute, compressed to inflated shells with flat or concave ribs, typically with a deep narrow groove running down the middle. ...

Hoplites (ammonite)

Hoplites is a genus of ammonite that lived from the Early Albian to the beginning of the Middle Albian. Its fossils have been found in Europe, Transcaspia and Mexico. Shell has compressed, rectangular till depressed and trapezoidal whorl section. ...

Linlongopterus

Linlongopterus is a genus of pteranodontoid pterodactyloid pterosaur from the Early Cretaceous of China. It is known from a partial skull and mandible first named and described in 2015 by Rodrigues et al. The only known specimen was found in the ...

Mortoniceras

Mortoniceras is an ammonoid genus belonging to the superfamily Acanthocerataceae, named by Meek in 1876, based on Ammonites vespertinu, named by Morton in 1834. Mortoniceras is the type genus Mortoniceratinae, one of 4 subfamilies in Brancocerati ...

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