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Shaykh Watman Destination Guide

Explore Shaykh Watman in Iraq.

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Shaykh Watman in the region of Arbīl is a town in Iraq - some 228 mi (or 367 km) North of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Shaykh Watman is now 04:23 PM (Tuesday). 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: Shaykhan, Razkarin, Nawirdan, Maranah, Mami Khalan or Yerevan. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

Qandil Mountains

The Qandil Mountains are a mountainous area of northern Iraq near the Iraq–Iran border, and approximately 50 km south of the Turkey–Iraq–Iran tripoint. The region belongs to the Zagros mountain range and is difficult to access. Its highest peaks reach up to 3,000m and more. The territory is notable as a sanctuary for the Kurdistan Workers' Party.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.61, 44.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Arbil Province, Iraqi Kurdistan, Mountain ranges of Iraq

Cheekha Dar

Cheekha Dar, or The Outer Row, is the local Kurdish name for the mountain currently thought to be the highest in Iraq. It is claimed to be 3,611 metres high by the CIA. It is 6 kilometres north of the village of Gundah Zhur and is on the border with Iran. It was climbed in November 2004 by English explorer Ginge Fullen, who recorded a GPS reading of 3,628 meters at the coordinates in the table to the right.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.61, 44.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Fertile Crescent, International mountains of Asia, Iran–Iraq border, Mountains of Iran, Mountains of Iraq, Mountains of Kurdistan