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Kani Turan in the region of As Sulaymānīyah is a town located in Iraq - some 200 mi or ( 321 km ) North of Baghdad , the country's capital .

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Local time in Kani Turan is now 07:58 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Baghdad " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Shiwashan, Shikarta, Shiban, Sharistin, and Kuysinjaq. When in this area, you might want to check out Shiwashan . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Kani Turan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Koya University

Koya University is located in Koysinjaq, near Arbil, capital of Kurdistan Region of Iraq. It was established in 2003 The university included six colleges: Engineering, Agriculture, Science, Law, Arts, and Education. Right after the uprising of March 1991 and the liberation of large parts of Iraqi Kurdistan, a climate of freedom and democracy prevailed. The long-standing dream of the Kurdish people which was seen in forming Parliament as well as Kurdistan regional government came true.

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Located at 36.10 44.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Educational institutions established in 2003, Universities in Iraq, Universities in Iraqi Kurdistan

Koy Sanjaq

The town Koy Sanjaq is located in the Erbil Governorate of Iraqi Kurdistan, close to the Iranian border. Wallace Lyon, travelling through the town in 1923, compared it to Sulaimani and noted that it was a centre for tobacco. The governor at the time was Jamil Agha Howaizi, succeeding the late Hama Agha Ghafuri. The population is between 50,000 and 100,000.

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Located at 36.08 44.63 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Koy Sanjaq, Populated places in Arbil 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 36.13 44.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Reservoirs in Iraq, Sulaymaniyah Province