Qahtaniyah, Iraq

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This article is about the town in Iraq. For other towns with the same name, see Al-Qahtaniyah.
Qahtaniyah, Iraq is located in Iraq
Qahtaniyah, Iraq
Location of Kahtaniya in Iraq

Qahtaniyah (Arabic القحطانية, also spelled Giruzer, Kar Izir) is Iraqi town about 100 km (62 mi) from Mosul and a few miles south of Sinjar.[1] It was one of two villages targeted in the 2007 Qahtaniya bombings against the local Yazidi community.[2]


  1. ^ Google search. Retrieved 3 June 2015.
  2. ^ Kurdistan TV

Coordinates: 36°13′52″N 41°47′52″E / 36.23111°N 41.79778°E / 36.23111; 41.79778