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Qurah Shinah Destination Guide

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Qurah Shinah in the region of As Sulaymānīyah is located in Iraq - some 194 mi (or 312 km) North of Baghdad, the country's capital.

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Current time in Qurah Shinah is now 08:55 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Shiwashan, Faqay Haji, Sangasar, Raniyah, Qurah Shinah or Nahiyat Hiran. While being here, make sure to check out Tobah Karan, Qurijah, Aliqa 'Ulya, Kawulka, Kani Aspan and Aliqa Sufla as well. We discovered 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

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 36.12, 44.93 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Reservoirs in Iraq, Sulaymaniyah Province


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 36.12, 44.93 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Sulaymaniyah Province