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Al Hakimiyah Destination Guide

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Al Hakimiyah in the region of Al-Hasakah is a place in Syria - some 419 mi (or 675 km) North-East of Damascus, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Al Hakimiyah

Current time in Al Hakimiyah is now 10:59 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Damascus" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Fish Khabur, Baghdad, Mosul, Al Hakimiyah, Bashut or Suhaylah. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Zghat, Suwaydik, Shibaniyah, Sham Shaylak, Al Qadiriyah and Kharab Rakkabah. We also found some pictures.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

6°C / 43 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 3°C / 37 °F
Evening Temperature 4°C / 40 °F
Night Temperature 1°C / 33 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 93%
Air Pressure 1019.5 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 56% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 23rd of February 2019
Light rain, calm, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 6°C (44 °F)
Night: -0°C (31 °F)
Sunday, 24th of February 2019
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 9°C (48 °F)
Night: -1°C (30 °F)
Monday, 25th of February 2019
Heavy intensity rain, calm, broken clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 6°C (43 °F)
Night: 3°C (37 °F)


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Interesting facts about this location


Al-Malikiyah is a small Syrian city and the center of an administrative district belonging to Al-Hasakah Governorate. The district constitutes the northeastern corner of the country. The Tigris river defines the border that separates Syrian from Turkish and Iraqi territories. The population enjoys demographic and ethnic diversity that is characteristic of most of Al-Hasakah Governorate. The town is inhabited by Assyrians/Syriacs, Arabs, Kurds, and Armenians.

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Located at 37.18, 42.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Assyrian settlements, Cities in Syria, Populated places in al-Malikiyah District

Ain Diwar Bridge

The Ain Diwar Bridge is a ruined masonry arch Roman bridge, 3.5 km northeast of the town of Ain Diwar, Syria. The bridge is within vicinity of the Syria, Iraq and Turkey border region and about 500m west of the Tigris River of which it used to cross. The Ain Diwar bridge was built in the 2nd century by the Romans to give them access to Eastern Anatolia. The Romans also previously set up the Bezabde Camp nearby. It was refurbished by the Seljuks and Arabs in the late 12th or early 13th century.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.18, 42.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Arch bridges, Archaeological sites in al-Hasakah Governorate, Buildings and structures in al-Hasakah Governorate, Crusade places, Roman bridges in Syria, Stone bridges

Yeşilyurt Feces Case

The Yeşilyurt Feces Case refers to the affair that Turkish gendarmeirs under the command of the "security commander of Silopi-Judi" ("Silopi-Cudi Güvenlik Komutanı") Major Cafer Tayyar Çağlayan forced villagers to eat feces on the night of January 14–15, 1989 in Yeşilyurt (Cinibir) village of Cizre district and related trials.

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Located at 37.18, 42.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:1989 in Turkey, 1990s in Turkey, Crimes against humanity, European Court of Human Rights cases involving Turkey, History of Kurdistan, History of Şırnak Province, Military history of Turkey

Cizre Dam

The Cizre Dam is a proposed dam on the Tigris River north of Cizre, Turkey. The Cizre Dam is to be built in conjunction and downstream of the Ilisu Dam. The Cizre Dam is also one of the planned dams of Turkey's Southeastern Anatolia Project (GAP). The purpose of the Cizre Dam is irrigation, hydro-power and to control the tailwaters of the Ilisu Dam. A tender for the Cizre Dam was issued in May 2008.

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Located at 37.18, 42.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Dams in Şırnak Province, Hydroelectric power stations in Turkey, Proposed dams, Proposed hydroelectric power stations, Southeastern Anatolia Project


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Located at 37.18, 42.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Towns in Turkey

Quote of the moment

To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.

Freya Stark