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Maznah Destination Guide

Explore Maznah in Iraq

Maznah in the region of Arbīl is a place in Iraq - some 235 mi or ( 378 km ) North of Baghdad , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Maznah

Time in Maznah is now 11:06 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Baghdad " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zaywa, Rawanduz, Gali 'Ali Bag, Mawliyan, and Maranah. Since you are here already, consider visiting Zaywa . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Maznah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Before the Thunderstorm

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Interesting facts about this location

Soran District

Soran (Kurdish: ﺱۆﺭاﻥ or Deverí Soran) is an area in Iraqi Kurdistan bordering Iran and Turkey. Its main city is also called Soran, although the town of Rawanduz is better known outside of the region . According to Kurdistan television, citing an official in the town of Soran, the population of the region is estimated to be over 400,000. Kurdish settlement in the region dates back prior to the establishment of the Sassanid empire.

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Located at 36.65 44.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Districts of Arbil Province


The town Rawandiz is a city of Iraq, which located in the sub-district of Soran, in the Arbil Governorate of Iraqi Kurdistan, close to the Iranian border. The population in 2003 was 95,089. The majority of people are now Kurds, with Assyrian, Shabak and Arab minorities.

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Located at 36.61 44.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Nochiya settlements, Rowanduz

Bekhme Dam

The Bekhme Dam is an unfinished multi-purpose rock-fill dam on the Great Zab 60 kilometres northeast of Arbil, Iraq. The main purposes of the dam are to produce 1500 MW of hydro-electricity and to manage flooding. If completed, the 230-metre high Bekhme Dam will be the largest in Iraq. Construction on the dam began in 1979 and was halted during the Iran-Iraq War. Construction started again in 1988 and halted in 1990, prior to the Gulf War.

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Located at 36.70 44.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Dams in Iraq, Hydroelectric power stations in Iraq

Erbil Observatory

Erbil Observatory is an astronomical observatory in Arbil in Iraq. It was established in 1973.

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Located at 36.58 44.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Astronomical observatories in Iraq

Shanidar Cave

Shanidar Cave is an archaeological site in the Bradost mountain, Zagros Mountains in Erbil Governorate, Kurdistan Region, Iraq. The site is located in the valley of the Great Zab. It was excavated from 1957–1961 by Ralph Solecki and his team from Columbia University and yielded the first adult Neanderthal skeletons in Iraq, dating from 60–80,000 years BP.

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Located at 36.80 44.24 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Arbil Province, Archaeological sites in Iraq, Caves of Iraq, Neanderthal sites