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Shakhki Destination Guide

Delve into Shakhki in Iraq

Shakhki in the region of Dahūk is a city in Iraq - some 257 mi or ( 414 km ) North of Baghdad , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Shakhki

Current time in Shakhki is now 05:18 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Baghdad " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tankah Dulib, Tall Khashaf, Sumayl, Shazi, and Sili. While being here, make sure to check out Tankah Dulib . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Shakhki ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Al Kasik team 07'-08' Walking through Dahuk, Iraq

7:50 min 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 ..


0:42 min by dlawar ameen
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Duhok Province - IRAQ محافظة دهوك في كوردستان العراق

9:22 min by urukiiraqi
Views: 1676 Rating: 5.00

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 ..

لعبة الأفعوانية في مدينة ألعاب مازي - دهوك

0:39 min by Haider Mohammed
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نص دقيقة وقت اللعبة..بس رعب مو طبيعي!!!! آني بس صورتهه ونشف دمي لو راكبها يمكن جان انجلطت... ههههههههههههه ..

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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 36.85 43.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Dohuk, Football venues in Iraq

Sandur, Iraq

Sandur, also spelt Sundur, was a village located in Iraqi Kurdistan, about 70 miles north of Mosul, near Duhok, towards Amediyah. It was historically a Jewish agricultural settlement inhabited by Kurdish Jews.

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Located at 36.92 43.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Historic Jewish communities, Jews and Judaism in Kurdistan, Populated places in Dohuk Province, Villages depopulated during the Arab–Israeli conflict


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 36.86 42.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km 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 36.86 42.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km 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 37.00 43.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Cultural regions, Divided regions, Fertile Crescent, Kurdistan, Kurdistan independence movement