Ranya

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Ranya
ڕانیە
رانية
Town
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Ranya is located in Iraqi Kurdistan
Ranya
Location within the Kurdistan Region
Ranya is located in Iraq
Ranya
Ranya (Iraq)
Coordinates: 36°15′18″N 44°53′01″E / 36.25500°N 44.88361°E / 36.25500; 44.88361Coordinates: 36°15′18″N 44°53′01″E / 36.25500°N 44.88361°E / 36.25500; 44.88361
Country Iraq
Autonomous region Kurdistan Region
GovernorateSulaymaniyah
DistrictRanya
Elevation
2,895 ft (882 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total257,577
 Ranya District
Time zone+3
Websitehttp://raparin.gov.krd/

Ranya (Sorani Kurdish: ڕانیە, romanized: Ranye, Arabic: رانية) is a town in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, and is part of the Sulaymaniyah Governorate.

Geography and climate[edit]

Ranya City is located in the north east of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Ranya is located on longitude (36, 28-36, 5) N and latitude (44, 60-44, 33) E. The Ranya District is surrounded by mountains, rivers, and Lake Dukan. The area of Ranya is 884 km2 and it includes five sub-districts: Ranya City, Chwarqurna, Hajiawa, Betwata, and Sarkapkan.

In Ranya, there is 900 to 1,050 ml of rainfall each year. There are four seasons in Ranya, which are affected by the Mediterranean Sea. Summer is hot and dry, while winter is considered the rain/snow

Notable places[edit]

  • University of Raparin
  • Darwaza Park
  • Darband Bridge
  • Lake Dukan
  • Bitwen Hotel and Restaurant
  • Historical Painting in Darband
  • Grda Dema
  • Shimshara Hill

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