Northwestern Iraq

Northwestern Iraq is a region largely between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in the northwestern part of . As of 2018, Northwestern Iraq remains extremely dangerous for tourists.

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is a city in 's region, and is the country's second largest city by population.


is a city in . Its population is ethnically mixed, and it is under the control of the Iraqi government.

is a town in immediately south of Mount Shingal.

is an ancient Assyrian ruin in .

is a ruin in . It has suffered massive damage at the hands of ISIS, and it is unclear how much of it still exists.

is a city in . Located in the center of the city are the remnants of an Ottoman Empire fortress or castle.

is a town in the region of . It is best known for being the birthplace of Iraq's former dictator Saddam Hussein and the Ayyubid Sultan, Saladin.

Northwestern Iraq

  • Location:  , ,
  • Latitude of center:  34° 32' 1.5" (34.5338°) north
  • Longitude of center:  43° 29' 1.5" (43.4837°) east

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