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Aqchalar in the region of As Sulaymānīyah is a town located in Iraq - some 169 mi (or 272 km) North of Baghdad, the country's capital.

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Local time in Aqchalar is now 03:38 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tikrit, Kani Hanjir Shaykh Bazani, Kirkuk, Karbala, Iskandar Bagi or Walid Awah Girdan. When in this area, you might want to check out Tawakkul, Shaykh Palwan, Qishlagh, Qala Chaghah, Mutlijah and Dulawah as well. We found some clip posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Goran 'Change" list violations during Iraqi Kurdistan election campaigns in the city of Sulaymania. Goran is headed by Newshirwan Mustafa, a close aide to Saddam Hussein. Newshirwan is also the archet...

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Interesting facts about this location


Jarmo (Qal'at Jarmo) is an archeological site located in northern Iraq on the foothills of Zagros Mountains east of Kirkuk city. It was one of the oldest agricultural communities in the world, dating back to 7090 BCE. Jarmo is broadly contemporary with such other important Neolithic sites such as Jericho in the southern Levant and Çatal Hüyük in Anatolia.

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Located at 35.75, 44.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iraq, Former populated places in Iraq, Neolithic, Neolithic settlements, Sulaymaniyah Province


Chamchamal is a Kurdish city located to the east of Kirkuk and west of Sulaymaniyah in Iraqi Kurdistan. 40 minutes far from Kirkuk and 30 minutes far from Sulaymaniyah. The land is too rich and it is famous for oil well especially gas. The city's population of 200,000 is relatively young. There is a castle in the center of the city they called " SPI hasar".

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Located at 35.75, 44.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:District capitals of Iraq, Populated places in Sulaymaniyah Province