Description: Kirkuk (Arabic: كركوك , Kurdish: Kerkûk ,کەرکووک , Syriac: ܟܪܟܘܟ , Turkish: Kerkük) is a city in Iraq, serving as the capital of the Kirkuk Governorate, located 238 kilometres (148 miles) north of Baghdad. It is home to a diverse population of Turkmens, Arabs and Kurds, who lay conflicting claims to the city. Kirkuk historically has a Turkmen majority, but ...
2. Kirkuk | City, History, & Population | Britannica
Description: Kirkūk, city, capital of Kirkūk muḥāfaẓah (governorate), northeastern Iraq. The city is 145 miles (233 km) north of Baghdad, the national capital, with which it is linked by road and railway. Kirkūk is located near the foot of the Zagros Mountains in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.
3. Kerkuk | Article about Kerkuk by The Free Dictionary
Description: Kirkuk. a city in northeastern Iraq, in Kurdistan. Administrative center of the muhafaza (governorate) of Kirkuk. Population, 175,000 (1965). Railroad station and highway junction. Kirkuk is the center of a large oil-producing region. Oil pipelines lead from Kirkuk to the ports of Baniyas (in Syria) and Tripoli (in Lebanon).
4. Kerkuk - definition of Kerkuk by The Free Dictionary
Description: Kerkuk synonyms, Kerkuk pronunciation, Kerkuk translation, English dictionary definition of Kerkuk. A city of northeast Iraq southeast of Mosul. Built on the site of a settlement dating to 3000 bc, it is an agricultural market in an oil-producing region.
5. Kirkuk (Tameem) | EUROPEAN ASYLUM SUPPORT OFFICE
Description: COMMON ANALYSISLast updated: January 2021Kirkuk is a governorate in northern Iraq. It comprises four districts, namely Kirkuk, where Kirkuk city is located, Dibis, Hawija and Daquq. For 2019, the governorate’s estimated population was at 1 639 953. Kirkuk has a diverse and mixed population with a variety of ethnic and religious groups.
6. Assyrians of Kirkuk - THE HISTORY OF KIRKUK CITY
Description: Kirkuk is located in North-East of Iraq, about 250 kilometers north east of the capital Baghdad, near the foot of Zaqaros Mountains. The city is built on the Khasa River, on an area with Assyrian archeological remains of over 5000 years old. History ...
Description: Kirkuk (arab. كركوك , Kirkūk, kurdiksi Kerkûk) on kaupunki Irakin pohjoisosassa Kirkukin maakunnan Kirkukin piirikunnassa. Kirkukin piirikunnan väkiluku oli vuonna 2013 noin 900 000 henkeä (68 % maakunnan noin 1,325 miljoonasta asukkaasta). Se on yksi Irakin öljyntuotannon keskuksista.
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