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Discover Dayrhal in Iraq

Dayrhal in the region of Nīnawá is a town located in Iraq - some 245 mi or ( 395 km ) North of Baghdad , the country's capital .

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Local time in Dayrhal is now 07:13 PM (Thursday) . 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: Wanah, Taniyal, Tall Khashaf, Qaryat Tall Hamyan, and Tall ad Dahib. When in this area, you might want to check out Wanah . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Dayrhal ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Tell Arpachiyah

Tell Arpachiyah is an Ancient Near East prehistoric site that takes its name from a more recent village located about 4 miles from Nineveh. The proper name of the mound on which the site is located is Tepe Reshwa.

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Located at 36.48 42.95 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Iraq, Former populated places 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 36.86 42.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 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 22 km away
Tags: 1933 in Iraq, 20th century in Iraq, Conflicts in 1933, History of the Assyrians, Massacres in Iraq, Racial massacres

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 23 km away
Tags: Dohuk, Football venues in Iraq

Badush Dam

The Badush Dam is an unfinished multi-purpose dam on the Tigris 16 kilometres northwest of Mosul, Iraq. The main purpose of the dam is to produce 170 MW of hydroelectricity in addition to managing tailwater (outflows) from the unstable Mosul Dam upstream. Construction on the dam began in the 1990s and was halted prior to the 2003 Invasion of Iraq.

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Located at 36.47 42.97 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Dams in Iraq, Hydroelectric power stations in Iraq