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Ashuran Destination Guide

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Ashuran in the region of As Sulaymānīyah is a town in Iraq - some 204 mi (or 329 km) North of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Ashuran is now 08:05 PM (Thursday). 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: Sharistin, Sar Kinil, Raniyah, Qal'at Dizah, Bardmakah or Chahmah Sutaw. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Zunik, Sangasar, Qurah Ku, Kawmarah, Khirajaw and Dawlah Bafrah. We encountered some video in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Interesting facts about this location


Qaladiza' or Qeladze is a town of 114,000 inhabitants in the Kurdistan Regional Government region in Iraqi Kurdistan, north of Sulaymaniyah, near the Iranian border. Qaladiza means "Castle of Two Rivers" from the Kurdish words Qala= castle, dw= two and ze= river. In the south west of the town there is a small hill between two rivers. It is surrounded by mountains like many parts of Kurdistan. The town is located in a middle of "Peshdar".

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Located at 36.26, 45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Sulaymaniyah Province

Lake Dukan

Lake Dukan (or Lake Dokan) is the largest lake in Iraqi Kurdistan. It is located close to the city of Ranya, and is a reservoir on the Little Zab created by the construction of the Dukan Dam. The Dukan Dam was built between 1954 and 1959 as a multi-purpose dam to provide water storage, irrigation and hydroelectricity. Prior to the flooding of Lake Dukan, the area has been subjected to archaeological research to investigate as many archaeological sites as possible.

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Located at 36.26, 45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Reservoirs in Iraq, Sulaymaniyah Province