Arbil, Iraq

Capital of Kurdistan Region in Iraq

Arbil (also written Erbil or Irbil) is the capital of Kurdistan Region. In Kurdish, the city is called Hewlêr. 1,190,251 people live there, mostly Kurds. The city is 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Mosul.[1]


  1. "The Kurdistan Region in Brief". Archived from the original on 2015-11-22. Retrieved 2015-08-29.