Tall ‘Afar
in Tel Afar District of Muḩāfaz̧at Nīnawá, Iraq

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
36.379 and 42.448 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 36° 22' 44" and E 42° 26' 53"
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: 10:59 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Asia/Baghdad
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:52 am and 6:34 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: 4,7 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: 2020-04-03 07:22:38

Discover Tall ‘Afar

Tall ‘Afar in Tel Afar District (Muḩāfaz̧at Nīnawá) is a town in Iraq about 237 mi (or 382 km) north-west of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

Current time in Tall ‘Afar is now 10:59 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Asia / Baghdad with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Tall ‘Afar. The closest airport in Iraq is Mosul International Airport in a distance of 39 mi (or 63 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 Hatra in a distance of 57 mi (or 91 km), South.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Sinjar, Al Ya`rubiyah, Saymayl, Mosul and Tallkayf. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 21°C / 70 °F

Morning Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 65 °F
Night Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Chance of rainfall 5%
Air Humidity 39%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 69% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Saturday, 4th of April 2020

19°C (65 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 5th of April 2020

20°C (69 °F)
16°C (62 °F)
Overcast clouds, calm.

Monday, 6th of April 2020

24°C (76 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Iraq: US-led airstrikes destroy suspected IS vehicle near Tal Afar

Published: April 14, 2015
Length: 03:34 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: RuptlyTV

Footage published by the US Central Command on Tuesday shows an airstrike against an alleged Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) vehicle near Tal Afar, on April 14. ----------------------------...

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Published: November 17, 2018
Length: 43:13 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Free Doom

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Tal Afar

Tal Afar (pronounced /ta. la. fer/) (also Tal'Afar, Tal Afar, Tall Afar, Tell Afar, Tel Afar) is a city and district in northwestern Iraq in the Ninawa Governorate located approximately 50 km west of Mosul and 200 km north west of Kirkuk. While no official census data exists, the city which had been assessed to have a population of approximately 200,000, had dropped to 80,000 as of 2007, nearly all of whom are Iraqi Turkmen.

Located at 36.3833, 42.45 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Nineveh Province, Turkish communities outside Turkey, District capitals of Iraq, Cities in Iraq

2009 Tal Afar bombing

The 9 July 2009 Tal Afar bombing was a double suicide bombing which occurred in Tal Afar, Iraq in July 2009. The bombing occurred when two men detonated explosive vests. The attacks targeted the Governor of the Iraqi Central Bank. However, he was unhurt in the incident. Thirty four people were killed and more than 60 were injured.

Located at 36.3742, 42.4606 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mass murder in 2009, Suicide bombings in Iraq, Terrorist incidents in Iraq in 2009

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Tel Afar, Tal ‘Afar, Tal Afar, Tala'afar, Tall ‘Afar, Tall‘afar, تلعفر, تل عفر, Tele‘fer, تەلەعفەر