Duhok is the capital of Duhok Governorate in Kurdistan and part of Iraqi Kurdistan, with a population of approximately 421858 inhabitants.
Duhok governorate lies in the far north-west of Iraq
The Duhok people are speaking Kurdish which is apart of the Indo-European languages.
The population of Duhok is about 421858 in 2019.
Climate Of Duhok
The climate is warm and temperate in Duhok. In winter, there is much more rainfall in Duhok than in summer. The climate here is considered to be an average temperature in Duhok.
Culture and Language
Kurdish culture is a group of distinctive cultural traits practiced by Kurdish people.
Kurdish Food consists of a wide variety of foods prepared by the Kurdish people.
Destination Of Duhok
Amedi is a small, beautiful town built on a mountain plateau. Amedi located northeast of Duhok, and 75 km far from Duhok.
Akre is located 100 km East of Duhok, 25 km from the Ruvea intersection, on the way to Erbil and the Barzan town.
Zakho is the second largest city in Duhok province, located northwest of Duhok, and 50 km far from Duhok.
Shekhan is located Southeast of Duhok, 45 km far from Duhok, and is one of the oldest towns in Duhok Province.
Duhok Polytechnic University (DPU) is the only TECHNICAL public university in Duhok Governorate.Started as the Duhok Technical Institute (DTI) in 1988 in Duhok City.
The University of Duhok (UoD) is a fast-growing institution in Duhok, Iraq. It plays a vital role in developing the community by instigating socioeconomic, cultural.
The American University of Kurdistan (AUK) is a public, not-for-profit special status, university in Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
Nawroz University was initially named “Duhok University College” when it was founded in 2004 by the Syndicate of Economists in Duhok Governorate.
Events & Festivals
Newroz is a traditional celebration in Kurdish culture. Although many cultures in this part of the world have a springtime holiday, Newroz holds a special meaning for the Kurdish people.
KURDISH CLOTHES DAY
March 10 of every year is a special day when Kurdish people celebrate the history of traditional Kurdish clothing by wearing their customary suits and dresses.
Duhok International Film Festival
The Duhok International Film Festival (Duhok IFF) is an annual film festival held in Duhok, Kurdistan Region. Each year Duhok IFF presents new and exciting cinema from the Kurdish Cinema and beyond.
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Dilshad Palace Hotel
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Duhok is the capital of Duhok Governorate in Iraqi Kurdistan, it is a Kurdish city with a population of approximately 420,000 inhabitants, consisting mostly of Kurds and Assyrians. The city is encircled by mountains.
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The closest airport to Duhok is in the region’s capital of Erbil, approximately 180 km away. Several European cities offer direct flights to Erbil International Airport (EIA), and unlike federal Iraq and neighboring countries, residents of the U.S. and most Western nations can safely travel to Kurdistan on a free, 15-30 day visa-on-arrival. The trip to Duhok is on a paved road, but some areas are still under construction and can be somewhat trafficked. The drive takes approximately two hours depending on road conditions and time of day.
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