Sulaymaniyah was founded on 14 November 1784 by the Kurdish prince Ibrahim Pasha Baban who named it after his father Sulaiman Pasha. It is an important economic center for north Iraq and the cultural center for Sorani-speaking Kurds. It has been named cultural capital of north Iraq continuously since 1992. From its foundation Slemani 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, Bachtyar Ali, Mahmud Barzanji, Mawlawi, Mawlânâ Khâlid, Mustafa Zihni Pasha...etc.) From its foundation Slemani 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, Bachtyar Ali, Mahmud Barzanji, Mawlawi, Mawlânâ Khâlid, Mustafa Zihni Pasha...etc.)
UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS
sulaimani university sulaimaniyah teaching hospital shar hospital 400 bed maternity hospital pediatrics hospital
RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS
- Student hostel
- Student flat
- Student flat
we don't have a diverse transportation, we depend on Taxis for local and national transportation. the taxi is cheap and available.
Each local committee has its own amazing social program :) But generally I can give some clues regarding them ;)
-There are many ancient and awesome places in each LC, so one of the social programs will be visiting those places to know more about Kurdistan and what and how the cities really were :)-Also visiting the museums in the region .
-One of the amazing social programs will be enjoying one complete day in one of the awesome and amazing parks in the city, and having fun with some of IFMSA-Kurdistan members and showing each others culture and even eating each others food :) it will be frankly Amazing :):):)
-There lots and lots of awesome social programs for you, but we do not want to share all of them now :)
There are lots of nice and amazing places to visit in Sulaymaniyah, in brief:
1- Chavi Land: It is the biggest park in the middle east and the seventh globally. It contains lots of games and units that everyone can enjoy.
2- Shari Jwan Hotel and restaurant: It is the biggest hotel in Sulaymaniyah, it includes many parts, floors and a nice restaurant at the tip of the hotel which allows you to see all the parts of the city, because the last floor roles circularly
Some of the most famous resorts are listed below but if you ask the locals of the city I’m sure they count much more !!
1. Ahmad Awa It is located 5km to the north of Xwrmal district, and 85km from Sulaymaniyah.
Maximum temperatures there reach 28C in summer. In the resort there is a waterfall that flows between the rocks from very high, in addition to many restaurants and popular tourism cafes visited by large numbers of tourists from early spring until the end of fall.
A famous resort in Iraqi Kurdistan, situated 50km to the north and west of Sulaymaniyah. Restaurants, hotels, motels, and resorts are numerous in Dokan.
3. High Crest Hotel
A wonderful Five Star Hotel, Located at bakrajo, 2km to the west of Sulaymaniyah.
If you’re looking for original 5-star accommodation away from the bustle of the city, the Khanzad is most definitely for you.