in Sinjar of Muḩāfaz̧at Nīnawá, Iraq

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
36.321 and 41.877 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 36° 19' 15" and E 41° 52' 35"
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: 04:27 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Asia/Baghdad
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:06 am and 7:11 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: 2021-05-14 08:23:53

Touring Sinjār

Sinjār in Sinjar (Muḩāfaz̧at Nīnawá) with it's 38,294 residents is a town located in Iraq about 251 mi (or 404 km) north-west of Baghdad, the country's capital place.

Time in Sinjār is now 04:27 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Asia / Baghdad with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Sinjār. The closest is airport we know is Kamishly Airport in Syria in a distance of 61 mi (or 99 km). The closest airport in Iraq is Mosul International Airport in a distance of 71 mi (or 99 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Iraq is Hatra in a distance of 69 mi (or 111 km), South-East.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Al Ba'aj, Al Ya`rubiyah, Tall 'Afar, Tall Hamis and Al Jawadiyah. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 35°C / 95 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 34°C / 93 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 11%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 15th of May 2021

34°C (94 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 16th of May 2021

33°C (92 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 17th of May 2021

33°C (91 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

Videos from this area

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BAD SINJAR gameplay under ata tundra

Published: September 14, 2011
Length: 18:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: AlVahhab

STEAM_0:0:19974087 was banned for wallhack on bad sinjar. steam profile of this cunt with admin possibility: steam id of this not fucked...

hmla 369

Published: September 01, 2010
Length: 48:49 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: jockey311


Iraqi and Kurdish fighters refused to protect Yezidis

Published: April 02, 2015
Length: 41:06 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Yezidi Human Rights Organization Internationa

In August 3rd, 2014. Yezidis faced the 74th Genocide when the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) attacked the innocent Yezidis. The Iraqi and the Kurdish government refused to protect the...

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Published: August 15, 2014
Length: 56:51 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Polystaro

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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.


Sinjar is a town in northwestern Iraq's Ninawa Governorate on Mount Sinjar near the Syrian border. Its population at the time of the 2006 census was 40,000. The town is mainly inhabited by Yezidis with Kurdish, Arab and Assyrian minorities. A huge mound and wall in northeastern Syria known as Tell Hamoukar indicate an urban civilisation dating back at least 6,000 years. The Sinjar valley belonged to the Northern Ubaid culture.

Located at 36.32, 41.86 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
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Populated places in Nineveh Province, District capitals of Iraq

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Shengal, Sincar, Shingal, Sinjār, سنجار, Sncar, شەنگال