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Town 15 km. north of Mosul, it is a populous Chald. settlement, seat of a bishopric., with a conspicuous diaspora in Iraq (Mosul, Baghdad, Baṣra, etc.) as well as in the USA, especially in San Diego and Detroit.1

Place Type: settlement


  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 36.489444° Long. 43.119167°2
  • Within Mosul region.3

Brief Descriptions

  • 536. Telkepe1
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  • Telkepe2, 3
  • Talkef2
  • Tell Kaif2

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Thomas A. Carlson, “Telkepe” in The Syriac Gazetteer last modified January 14, 2014,


Thomas A. Carlson, “Telkepe.” In The Syriac Gazetteer, edited by Thomas A. Carlson and David A. Michelson., 2016-. Entry published January 14, 2014.

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Entry Title: Telkepe

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  • David A. Michelson, general editor, The Syriac Reference Portal
  • Thomas A. Carlson and David A. Michelson, editors, The Syriac Gazetteer
  • Thomas A. Carlson, entry contributor, “Telkepe

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