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Kirkuk Citadel, Kirkuk

The Kirkuk Citadel (Kurdish: قەڵای کەرکووک, Arabic: قَلْعَة كَرْكُوْك‎, romanized: Qalʿat Karkūk, Turkish: Kerkük Kalesi) is located in the centre of the city of Kirkuk in Iraq, and is considered to be the oldest part of the city. The citadel stands on an artificial mound 130 feet high located on a plateau across the Khasa River.
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  • My Kirkuk is my own lovely City because monthly Arabic and Kirkuk in Kurdish experiments in muse their own food to make various foods and various mobile phones  more »
  • Kirkuk city is one of the most beautiful and important cities in the North of Iraq. It has very nice weather conditions especially in Spring during March and April.  more »

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