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Arbil Governorate Destination Guide

Explore Arbil Governorate in Iraq.

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Arbil Governorate in the region of Arbīl with it's 932,800 inhabitants is a town in Iraq - some 198 mi (or 319 km) North of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Arbil Governorate in Iraq

Current time in Arbil Governorate is now 05:56 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Surbash 'Aziz, Sabiran al Kabir, Kucha Biyas, Qarah Bitagh, Qarah Jinaghah or Ber Zin. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Turak, Tamir Hamid Bayz, Shawaysh, Shamanawa, Rashkin and Aynkawah. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

39°C / 102 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Evening Temperature 34°C / 94 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 69 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 36%
Air Pressure 979.1 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 26th of May 2018
Scattered clouds, light breeze.
Scattered clouds Day: 34°C (93 °F)
Night: 21°C (71 °F)
Sunday, 27th of May 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 36°C (97 °F)
Night: 24°C (74 °F)
Monday, 28th of May 2018
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 37°C (98 °F)
Night: 25°C (77 °F)


Rolsen Mall in Erbil by Rolsen Group

03:43 min ( September 01, 2012 by erbil companies)
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Rolsen Mall in Erbil by Rolsen Group

Erbil Province - IRAQ

08:58 min ( July 24, 2012 by urukiiraqi)
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Erbil or Arbil province in Iraqi Kurdistan is home to the ancient city of Arbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan and it is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Erbil province i...

Erbil Zakho Motorway

05:56 min ( August 30, 2009 by ProtekProje)
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The Erbil - Zakho Motorway will connect Erbil to Turkey via Duhok. The motorway will be the only dual 3-lane motorway crossing Northern Iraq in the boundaries of KRG. The project includes drainage, ve...

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02:08 min ( November 16, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
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Preview of Tonka_eng's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vid...

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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Arbil Governorate during the next days.



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Kurdistan International Peace Carnival

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Monitoring And Evaluation (Erbil - November)

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Interesting facts about this location

Hawler Medical University

Hawler Medical University is located in Arbil, capital of Kurdistan Region of Iraq. It was established in 2005. The university is made up of four colleges: Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Nursing, which formerly belonged to Salahaddin University in Arbil. The university also includes a Medical Research Center and the newly established College of Basic Health Sciences.

More reading: Hawler Medical University homepage
Located at 36.19, 44.01 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 2005, Universities in Iraq, Universities in Iraqi Kurdistan

Franso Hariri Stadium

Franso Hariri Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan. It is currently used mostly for football matches and also has facilities for athletics. The stadium holds 28 thousands making it the second largest in Iraq after the Al Shaab Stadium in Baghdad. The stadium was built on an old airfield in 1956 and was redeveloped in 1992. The stadium was home to the old Brusk club (renamed Al-Shurta Erbil) and was named the Erbil Stadium up until 2001.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.19, 44.01 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Athletics (track and field) venues in Iraq, Buildings and structures in Arbil, Football venues in Iraq, Multi-purpose stadiums in Iraq

Nanakaly Hospital for Hematology & Oncology

Nanakaly Hospital for Hematology & Oncology is a government hospital located in Azady, Hawler, Kurdistan region, Iraq. It treats patients with blood disease, leukemia & hemophilia. It was built by charitable Ahmad Ismail Nanakaly and opened on 16 May, 2004

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.19, 44.01 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Hospitals in Iraq

Mulla Effendi

Mulla Abu Bakr Effendi, also Mulla Effendi (also spelled Mala Fandi), also Abu Bakr IIII or Küçük Mulla (1863 - December 31, 1942) was a senior Kurdish Muslim cleric, Islamic philosopher, scholar, astronomer, politician, and a prominent Iraqi personality from Arbil, Iraq.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.19, 44.01 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1863 births, 1941 in Iraq, 1942 deaths, Iraqi educators, Iraqi religious leaders, Iraqi scientists, Kurdish astronomers, Kurdish politicians, Kurdish scholars, Ottoman Kurdish people, People from Arbil