in Zakho District of Dihok, Iraq

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
37.149 and 42.686 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 37° 8' 55" and E 42° 41' 9"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dinar - IQD
Spoken languages:
Arabic, Kurdish, Armenian
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 04:51 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Baghdad
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:27 am and 6:48 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Iraq in Western Asia

Safety Score: 4,8 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning it is not safe to travel Iraq.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Iraq. Last Update: 2021-04-19 08:24:01

Explore Zaxo

Zaxo in Zakho District (Dihok) with it's 95,052 inhabitants is located in Iraq about 280 mi (or 451 km) north of Baghdad, the country's capital.

Local time in Zaxo is now 04:51 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Baghdad with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Zaxo. The closest airport in Iraq is Bamarni Airport in a distance of 32 mi (or 52 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Iraq is Erbil Citadel in a distance of 99 mi (or 159 km), South-East.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Zaxu, Silopi, Saymayl, Ortabag and Uludere. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 86 °F

Morning Temperature 21°C / 69 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 23%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Wednesday, 21st of April 2021

31°C (88 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Thursday, 22nd of April 2021

29°C (84 °F)
20°C (67 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Friday, 23rd of April 2021

28°C (82 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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Published: September 09, 2013
Length: 18:24 min
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Published: June 25, 2013
Length: 50:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: arbakan zakho


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Published: September 09, 2013
Length: 35:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
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Published: January 10, 2013
Length: 12:28 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: arbakan zakho


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Published: September 09, 2013
Length: 21:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
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Published: March 17, 2010
Length: 04:48 min
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Author: zaxo2010



Published: August 22, 2013
Length: 03:01 min
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Author: arbakan zakho

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Published: September 09, 2013
Length: 16:08 min
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Author: arbakan zakho


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Published: July 29, 2013
Length: 23:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: arbakan zakho


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Published: June 13, 2013
Length: 19:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Zakho is a district and a town in Iraqi Kurdistan located a few kilometers from the Iraqi-Turkish border in the Dohuk Governorate. The city has 200,000 inhabitants. It may have originally begun on a small island in the Little Khabur which currently flows through the city. The Khabur River flows west of Zakho to form the border between Kurdistan and Turkey and flows into the Tigris.

Located at 37.15, 42.6833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Populated places in Dohuk Province, Jewish Iraqi history, District capitals of Iraq, Zakho, Cities in Iraq


Delal or Pira Delal also Pirdí Delal ("The Bridge Delal" in Kurdish), informally known also as Pira Berî (Stone Bridge), is an ancient bridge in the town of Zakho, in southern Kurdistan (Iraq) The bridge is 114 metres long and 15.5 metres high.

Located at 37.1361, 42.695 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bridges in Iraq, Zakho

University of Zakho

Located at 37.1139, 42.6736 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Zakho, Universities in Iraqi Kurdistan

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Zakho, Zakhu, Qaḑā’ Zākhū, Zākhū Qadhā’, Zākhaw, Zākhū, زاخو, قضاء زاخو, Zaxo, زاخۆ, Zaxu, Заху