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Shaqlawa
Kurdish: شەقڵاوە
View from a mountain
View from a mountain
Shaqlawa is located in Iraq
Shaqlawa
Shaqlawa
Shaqlawa in Iraq
Coordinates: 36°11′28″N 44°0′33″E / 36.19111°N 44.00917°E / 36.19111; 44.00917Coordinates: 36°11′28″N 44°0′33″E / 36.19111°N 44.00917°E / 36.19111; 44.00917
Country  Iraq
Autonomous region  Kurdistan[1]
Province Arbil Province
Government
 • Governor Nawzad Hadi
Population
 • Total 25,000

شەقڵاوە (Syriac: ܫܩܠܒܕ; Kurdish: شقلاوه) is a city in the Arbil Governorate in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. Shaqlawa, a city of approximately 25,000 people, lies 51 km to the northeast of Erbil, at the bottom of Safeen Mountain. Shaqlawa is situated between Safeen Mountain and Sork Mountain, and sits 966 m above sea level. The town is inhabited mostly by Kurds, with a small Assyrian minority.

Due to its cool summer weather, Shaqlawa is visited annually by thousands of tourists from other parts of Iraq.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kurdistan Regional Government". KRG. Retrieved 2012-05-21. 

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Al-Arabiya
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:33:45 -0700

Issues of integration and resettlement were a regular reminder for the poets during their interactions with locals over black tea, “baqlawa from Shaqlawa,” visits to the barbers and their walking escapades. The Iraqi poets all come from diverse ...

Yahoo News

Yahoo News
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 08:00:00 -0700

Shaqlawa (Iraq) (AFP) - When fighting erupted in Iraq's Anbar province in December, Abu Mohammed fled with his family to a virtually empty summer resort far to the north to take advantage of its off-season rates and wait out the conflict. But high ...
 
IRINnews.org
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 06:30:00 -0700

[it is] itself heavily underfunded," said Tina Yu, country director of Save the Children Iraq, which is supporting Anbar IDPs in the Kurdish towns of Shaqlawa, Chamchamal and Kalar. Photo: Rosie Thompson/Save the Children. Displacement exacerbates the ...
 
IRINnews.org
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 05:11:15 -0700

... l'attention de la communauté internationale, même si [elle est] elle-même sous-financée », a dit Tina Yu, directrice pays de Save the Children Irak, qui apporte son soutien aux PDIP de la province d'Anbar dans les villes de Shaqlawa, de Chamchamal ...
 
Corriere Nazionale
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 06:30:15 -0700

Molti di loro hanno abbandonato le proprie abitazioni spostandosi nei resort estivi vuoti nella zona di Shaqlawa, ad Arbil città del Kurdistan iracheno, sfruttando i prezzi bassi della bassa stagione per un periodo di relativa tranquillità.La ...
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