Archaeological sites in the Kurdistan Region MON, 28 JUN 2010 00:34
Kurdistan has at least 1,307 known archaeological sites.
Among the most famous is the Erbil citadel, the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in the world, which has been settled since 6,000 BC.
Another is the Shanidar cave, where nine Neanderthal skeletons were found dating between 60-80,000 years. The cave is in Bradost mountain, in Erbil province.
Tourism: Unspoiled mountain scenery off the beaten track SUN, 27 JUN 2010 18:40
The Kurdistan Region is an ideal destination for those seeking unspoiled mountain scenery and ancient archeological sites off the beaten track.
Hillside resorts and lakes
During the Kurdistan Region’s long hot summers, visitors and locals can enjoy the cooler weather of Kurdistan’s hillside resorts.