Sulaymaniyah Tourism

Sulaymaniyah (Central Kurdish: سلێمانی, Silêmanî; Arabic: السليمانية‎‎, as-Sulaymāniyyah), also called Sulaimani or Slemani, is a city in Iraqi Kurdistan. Sulaymaniyah is surrounded by the Azmer Range, Goyija Range and the Qaiwan Range in the northeast, Baranan Mountain in the south and the Tasluja Hills in the west. The city has a semi-arid climate with very hot dry summers and cool wet winters. Sulaymaniyah served as the capital of the historic Kurdish principality of Baban from 1784 to 1850. The modern city of Sulaymaniyah was founded on 14 November 1784 by the Kurdish prince Ibrahim Pasha Baban who named it after his father Sulaiman Pasha. From its foundation Sulaymaniyah was always a center of great poets, writers, historians, politicians, scholars and singers, such as Nalî, Mahwi, Piramerd, Muhammed Emin Zeki Bey, Taufiq Wahby, Sherko Bekas, Nuri Sheikh Salih Sheikh Ghani Barzinji, Bachtyar Ali, Mahmud Barzanji, Mawlawi, Mawlânâ Khâlid and Mustafa Zihni Pasha.

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Sulaymaniyah in Iraq offers a unique experience to travellers. Tour packages of Sulaymaniyah are of 1 to 2 days duration.

Get, set and plan a journey with this amazing travel planner for Sulaymaniyah that shall leave you with plenty of memories at the end of your trip.

  • Know the pollution level of Sulaymaniyah before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 66.67 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 33.33 (Low)
  • How safe is Sulaymaniyah for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Sulaymaniyah.

    • Burglary and Theft 40 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 30 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 35 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 45 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 35 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 30 (Low)
    • Attacks 20 (Low)
    • Drug offense 10 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 95 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 65 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 20 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 30 (Low)
    • Safety Index 74.41 (High)
    • Pollution Index 40.23 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 39 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 100 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.9 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Sulaymaniyah

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 20.58 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 58.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 20.71 USD

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