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As Sulaymānīyah info

Standart time zone:
UTC/GMT +3 hours (Asia/Baghdad)

Population:
723,170

Coordinates:
35.56496, 45.4329

Region:
As Sulaymānīyah

Continent:
Asia

Country name:
Iraq

ISO code:
IQ, IRQ, 368

Fips code:
IZ

Phone code:
964

Country area:
437,072 km2

Country population:
29,671,605

Currency:
IQD

Language:
ar

Other information:

Sulaymaniyah (Iraqi:Arabic: السليمانية‎, as-Sulaymāniyyah), also called Slemani, is a city in Iraqi Kurdistan. Sulaymaniyah is surrounded by the Azmer Range, Goyija Range and the Qaiwan Range in the northeast, Baranan Mountain in the south and the Tasluja Hills in the west. The city has a semi-arid climate with very hot dry summers and cool wet winters. Sulaymaniyah served as the capital of the historic principality of Baban from 1784 to 1850. The modern city of Sulaymaniyah was founded on 14 November 1784 by the Kurdish prince Ibrahim Pasha Baban who named it after his father Sulaiman Pasha.From its foundation Sulaymaniyah was always a center of great poets, writers, historians, politicians, scholars and singers, such as Nalî, Mahwi, and Piramerd.The city is knowns as the capital of enlightenment among the Kurds, but the official nickname of the city on national level is: Sulaimaniyah is the Paris of Iraq or the bride of Iraq´s cities.Most of the population speak Kurdish in daily life, but the people are also able to speak and understand Arabic. Read more in wiki.



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