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Aššur (Akkadian; Syriac: ܐܫܘܪ 'Āšūr; Auld Persie 𐎠𐎰𐎢𐎼 Aθur, Persie: آشور‎: Āšūr; Ebreu: אַשּׁוּר‬: Aššûr, Arabic: اشور‎: Āšūr, Kurdish: Asûr), an aw kent as Ashur an Qal'at Sherqat, wis an Assirian ceety, caipital o the Auld Assirian Empire (2025–1750 BC), o the Middle Assirian Empire (1365–1050 BC), an for a time, o the Neo-Assirian Empire o 911–608 BC.

Ashur
Aššur
ܐܫܘܪ
آشور
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American sodgers on gaird at the ruins o Ashur in 2008
Assur is locatit in Iraq
Assur
Shawn within Iraq
LocationSaladin Govrenorate, Iraq
RegionMesopotamie
Coordinates35°27′24″N 43°15′45″E / 35.45667°N 43.26250°E / 35.45667; 43.26250Coordinates: 35°27′24″N 43°15′45″E / 35.45667°N 43.26250°E / 35.45667; 43.26250
TeepSettlement
History
FoonditApproximately 2500 BC
Abandoned14t century AD
PeriodsEarly Bronze Age tae ?
Site notes
Public accessInaccessible (in a war zone)
Offeecial nameAshur (Qal'at Sherqat)
TeepCultural
Criteriaiii, iv
Designatit2003 (27t session)
Reference no.1130
RegionArab States
Endangered2003–present