Duhok City

Duhok is one of the major cities in Kurdistan Region of Iraq. About 120 KM north west of Erbil city, the Capital of Kurdistan Region, and about 470 km north of Baghdad. It is at an altitude of about 430-450 m above the sea level.  It covers 10715 km2 at latitude 36 north and longitude 43 east with a total population of 350 000. Duhok has acquired a strategic position historically and geographically. It represents a junction point with Iraq, Turkey, and Syria and it is one important gateway for Kurdistan Region. Historically, Duhok city was a part of Badinan Emirate during 14th-18th Century under the reign of Sultan Hassan Beck Bin AL- Emir Saifadeen, and it remained under the Emirate control until its collapse in 1842 AC. In 1873 Duhok was joined to Mosul city and in 1969 Duhok was separated from Mosul city and declared as one Governorate. Since 1992 Duhok became one of the most important cities in Kurdistan Region.

Duhok is one of the most beautiful cities not just in Kurdistan but overall Iraq. It has an impressive Landscape surrounded by mountains with two small rivers passing through the city constituting a very nice valley in the middle of the city. It has an attractive weather which makes it the most favorite place for tourist. It is surrounded by beautiful cities and villages such as Duhok Dam, Zaweta, Sarsang, Amedy, Akre, Zakho and Sulav which give the city an additional attraction for tourism.

Places Deserve to be Visited in Duhok:
  • Azadi Park
  • Zawa Mountain
  • Dohuk Valley and Dam
  • Dohuk Bazaar
  • Dohuk Art Gallery
  • Dohuk Grand Mosque
  • Church of St. Ith Llaha
  • Jarsteen Cave
  • Serseng Summer Resort
  • Soulav Summer Resort

Conference Days and Locations

Day 1 (17. 03. 2020)

The 1st day will be held at Duhok Conference Hall – University of Duhok.

Day 2 and 3 (18 - 19. 03. 2020)

The 2nd and the 3rd days will be held  at the Cultural and Social Center – University of Duhok.

Accommodation

 Jiyan Hotel

Address: 

  • Jiyan Road, No:9/1000 AD Duhok – Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Contacts:

  • 00964 (0)750 442 7711
  • jiyan.hotel@hotmail.com

Notes:

  • Breakfast is included to the price.
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking

More information about the hotel:

 Dilshad Palace

Address: 

  • Zakho Way, Azadi Panorama, Duhok – Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Contacts:

  • 00964 (0)750 197 7101
  • info@dilshad-palace.com

Notes:

  • Breakfast is included to the price.
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking

More information about the hotel:

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