Zakho District

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Zakho District
قضاء زاخو
قەزای زاخۆ
Location of Zakho in Iraq
Coordinates (Zakho): 37°08′37″N 42°40′55″E / 37.14361°N 42.68194°E / 37.14361; 42.68194Coordinates: 37°08′37″N 42°40′55″E / 37.14361°N 42.68194°E / 37.14361; 42.68194
Country  Iraq
Region  Iraqi Kurdistan
Governorate Dohuk
Seat Zakho
Time zone AST (UTC+3)
Area code +964 62

Zakho District (Arabic: قضاء زاخو‎, translit. qaḍāʾ Zāḫū‎; Central Kurdish: قەزای زاخۆ‎, translit. qezayê Zaxo) is a district in northwestern Dohuk Governorate within the Kurdistan Region of northern Iraq. Administrative center is the city of Zakho.


The district has many sub-districts:

  • Zaxoyi - Zakho natives
  • Shirnakhi
  • Rekani
  • Sindi
  • Rizgari
  • Guli
Districts of Dohuk Governorate
(as of 2012)