Mosul District

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Mosul District
Arabic: الموصل‎‎
District
Mosul district (tan) in Ninawa
Mosul district (tan) in Ninawa
Country  Iraq
Governorate Ninawa Governorate
Area
 • Total 4,471 km2 (1,726 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 1,432,230
Time zone AST (UTC+3)

Mosul District (Arabic: الموصل‎‎, Syriac: ܢܝܢܘܐ‎, Kurdish: Mûsil‎) is a district in Ninawa Governorate, Iraq. Its administrative center is the city of Mosul. Other settlements include Al-Qayyarah, Al-Shurah, Hammam al-'Alil, Al-Mahlaah, and Hamidat. The district is predominately Sunni Arab, with minorities of Kurds, Assyrians, and Turkmen located in Mosul city.