Modern locations of places in the Bible:

Resappa (ancient name)


Also CalledRasappa (ancient name)
Latitude, Longitude36.434500, 42.417700
Point Precision30 km
Coordinates Sources
General Location Notes
  • Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary (1992) (Rezeph (place)): “between Tille and Isana between Jebel Sinjar and the Tigris River, 70 miles west of Nineveh
  • International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1979) (Rezeph): “southwest of the Tigris River near Jebel Sinjar... the capital of Assyrian governors during the time of Adadnirari III and Samsi-Adad VI. Its exact location is open to question”
Precise Coordinates NotesProceedings of the 4th International Congress of the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (2008) (page 134-135): "the Jazireh or East bank [of the Euphrates River]... the province of Rasappa, which included parts of the Jazireh and the valleys of the Habur and the Euphrates as far as the border of Babylon;" Geller, Melammu: Ancient World in an Age of Globalization (2014) (page 59): "the governor of the Rasappa/Western Jazireh province"
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Biblical places associated with Resappa

10-meter-per-pixel satellite Image

satellite view of the region around Resappa
Credit: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data 2019 (modified)