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Mosul

city in northern Iraq and capital of Nineveh Province

82km

36.3443.13

Dahuk

Dahuk (also spelled Duhok or Dohuk; Kurdish: دهۆک‎, Dihok; Syriac: ܢܘܗܕܪܐ‎ Nūhadrā; Arabic: دهوك‎ Dahūk) is the capital of Duhok Governorate in Iraqi Kurdistan, it is a Kurdish city with a population of approximately 250,000 inhabitants, consisting mostly of Kurds and Assyrians. The city is encircled by mountains along the Tigris river.

120km

36.86666743

Erbil

Capital of Iraqi Kurdistan

152km

36.192244.0084

Ar Rutba

city

357km

33.038140.2844
Sights

Monastery of Saint Elijah

abandoned Christian monastery in Iraq

78km

36.292543.13111111

Great Mosque of al-Nuri (Mosul)

Tradition holds that Nur ad-Din Zangi, a Turkoman atabeg of the Great Seljuk Empire and sultan of its Syrian province, built the mosque in 1172–1173, shortly before his death. It was destroyed during the last days of the Battle of Mosul in 2017. Reconstruction is expected to happen over the coming years.

82km

36.3430555643.12666667

Mosul Museum

Used to contain many interesting finds from the ancient sites of the old Assyrian capital cities Nineveh and Nimrud. Most of the collection was spared destruction but as of 2018 it is unclear if the museum will reopen.

82km

36.337943.1394

Nineveh

ancient Assyrian city, capital of the Neo-Assyrian Empire

85km

36.3594444443.15277778

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Hatra

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

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Climate

Average temperatures

Jan

12.8°C3.2
Precipitation: 43 mm

Feb

15.8°C4.6
Precipitation: 39 mm

Mar

19.8°C7.6
Precipitation: 49 mm

Apr

25.3°C11.7
Precipitation: 36 mm

May

33°C17.3
Precipitation: 13 mm

Jun

39°C21.8
Precipitation: 0 mm

Jul

42.3°C24.8
Precipitation: 0 mm

Aug

42.1°C24.1
Precipitation: 0 mm

Sep

37.9°C19.7
Precipitation: 0 mm

Oct

31°C14.3
Precipitation: 8 mm

Nov

22.5°C8.8
Precipitation: 25 mm

Dec

14.8°C4.1
Precipitation: 44 mm
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