Ash Shaykhān
in Shekhan District of Muḩāfaz̧at Nīnawá, Iraq

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
36.696 and 43.352 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 36° 41' 45" and E 43° 21' 7"
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: 09:41 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Asia/Baghdad
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:00 am and 7:05 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: 2021-05-13 08:37:04

Discover Ash Shaykhān

Ash Shaykhān in Shekhan District (Muḩāfaz̧at Nīnawá) is a town in Iraq about 239 mi (or 385 km) north of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

Current time in Ash Shaykhān is now 09:41 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Baghdad with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Ash Shaykhān. The closest airport in Iraq is Bamarni Airport in a distance of 28 mi (or 45 km), North. 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 51 mi (or 81 km), South-East.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Zawitah, Tallkayf, Dihok, Al 'Amadiyah and Mosul. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 36°C / 97 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Evening Temperature 36°C / 97 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 13%
Air Pressure 1007 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 2% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Friday, 14th of May 2021

37°C (99 °F)
26°C (80 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 15th of May 2021

35°C (95 °F)
30°C (85 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 16th of May 2021

36°C (96 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

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Published: July 03, 2010
Length: 16:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Husein Kerkuklu

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Ain Sifni

Ain Sifni is an Iraqi town and capital of Shekhan District in the Nineveh plains area of the Ninewah governorate in Iraq. It's mainly populated by Yazidis and Assyrians.

Located at 36.6942, 43.3501 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
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Populated places in Nineveh Province, District capitals of Iraq, Assyrian settlements

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Ain Sifni, Ash Shaykhān, Ain Sufni, الشيخان, Shikhan, عين سفني, ‘Ayn Sifnī, ‘Eyn Sifnî, Shêxan, شێخان, عەين سفنى, Îsifnê, ئيسفنێ