Iraqi Kurdistan

Kurdistan refers to portions of Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Syria, however only the Iraqi region of Kurdistan is discussed here. See the articles on , and for information regarding the other regions of Kurdistan.

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is the capital and largest city in , and the fourth-largest city in .

is a very young city. It was founded in 1784 by Ibrahim Pasha Baban, a Kurdish prince, to be the capital of his principality.

is the capital of Duhok Governorate in , it is a Kurdish city with a population of approximately 250,000 inhabitants, consisting mostly of Kurds and Assyrians.


is a city in and the capital of Governorate, located about 718 …

is a district in Governorate Province, . it is located 45 km east of Soran.

or Koye also known by Koy Sanjaq or Koysinjaq Located between the Governorates of and , its Population was 44,987, is surrounded by the Bawaji and Haibat Sultan mountains.

is a small Assyrian and Kurdish town in .

is a border town in . When traveling from into Iraq by car this is the main border crossing.

is in . Return taxi from 'Duhok costs 40,000 dinars.

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