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For other places with the same name, see Khanik (disambiguation).
Khanik is located in Syria
Coordinates: 37°4′26″N 42°22′13″E / 37.07389°N 42.37028°E / 37.07389; 42.37028Coordinates: 37°4′26″N 42°22′13″E / 37.07389°N 42.37028°E / 37.07389; 42.37028
Country  Syria
Governorate Al-Hasakah Governorate
District Al-Malikiyah District
Time zone EET (UTC+3)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+2)

Khanik (Syriac: ܚܢܝܟ, Arabic: خانيك‎), also known as Al-Khalidiya (الخالدية), is a town in the Hasakah Governorate in North-eastern Syria. The town lies on the Tigris Khabur opposite to the Iraqi village of Faysh Khabur. Just 3 km to the south of the tripoint of Iraq, Syria and Turkey. The village is also famous as the easternmost settlement of Syria. Khanik is inhabited by Assyrians belonging to the Chaldean Catholic Church and the Assyrian Church of the East. A number of Armenians also live in the village.[1]

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