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Dahuk in the region of Dahūk is a city in Iraq - some 256 mi (or 413 km) North of Baghdad, the country's capital.

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Current time in Dahuk is now 03:14 AM (Sunday). 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: Zawitah, Tankah Dulib, Tall Khashaf, Sumayl, Shazi or Yerevan. While being here, make sure to check out Sinah, Qalat Bardi, Birumarah, Miski, Maltah Muslim and Bagh Nin as well. 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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00:42 min ( May 13, 2012 by dlawar ameen)
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Duhok Province - IRAQ

09:22 min ( July 24, 2012 by urukiiraqi)
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Duhok province in Iraqi Kurdistan is home to the city of Duhok and it is also host to other famous, popular and ancient cities and one of Iraq's most exotic places like the city of Duhok, Zakho, Sumel...

Al Kasik team 07'-08' Walking through Da...

07:50 min ( January 24, 2010 by FortKnox69)
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Our Al Kasik team taking a walk and doing some shopping in Dahuk, Iraq after just being in Zakho, Iraq. Commander Young, Richard Petty, Chris Kelly, Scotty, Ray Jay, and Doc is mentioned but not there...

00:39 min ( July 19, 2012 by Haider Mohammed)
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Interesting facts about this location

Duhok Stadium

Duhok Stadium, is a multi-use stadium in Dohuk, Kurdistan. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Duhok football club. The stadium originally held 10,000 people, but after reconstruction it now holds 20,000 people.

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Located at 36.87, 42.99 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Dohuk, Football venues in Iraq


Simele or Sumail is a town located in the Iraqi province of Dohuk. The city is on the main road that connects Iraq to its neighbour Turkey. It is 14 kilometers west of the city of Dohuk.

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Located at 36.87, 42.99 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Assyrian settlements, District capitals of Iraq, Populated places in Dohuk Province

Simele massacre

The Simele Massacre was a massacre committed by the armed forces of the Kingdom of Iraq during a campaign systematically targeting the Assyrians of northern Iraq in August 1933. The term is used to describe not only the massacre in Simele, but also the killing spree that took place among 63 Assyrian villages in the Dohuk and Mosul districts that led to the deaths of between 600 and 3,000 Assyrians. The Assyrian people were still recovering from one of the darkest periods of their history.

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Located at 36.87, 42.99 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:1933 in Iraq, 20th century in Iraq, Conflicts in 1933, History of the Assyrians, Massacres in Iraq, Racial massacres


Kurdistan is a roughly defined geo-cultural region wherein the Kurdish people form a prominent majority population, and Kurdish culture, language, and national identity have historically been based. Contemporary use of Kurdistan refers to parts of eastern Turkey, northern Iraq, northwestern Iran and northern Syria inhabited mainly by Kurds. Kurdistan roughly encompasses the northwestern Zagros and the eastern Taurus mountain ranges, and covers small portions of Armenia.

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Located at 36.87, 42.99 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Cultural regions, Divided regions, Fertile Crescent, Kurdistan, Kurdistan independence movement

Mangesh, Iraq

Mangesh is a town in the Iraqi Kurdistan region of Dohuk. The town lies in Barwari region and is populated by Assyrians. Several Assyrian leading figures were assassinated under unknown circumstances in the town.

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Located at 36.87, 42.99 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Dohuk Province