Erbil Citadel

Erbil Citadel

The Erbil Citadel is a historical citadel located in the city center of Erbil in the Erbil Governorate of Iraq. It is dating back to the Assyrian period, and was later rebuilt and renovated several times among its long history. The Citadel of Erbil was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2014.

Site Information

Country: Iraq

District: Erbil Governorate

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: First Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Assyrian

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Assyrian & Islamic Monuments


World Heritage Site

Official Name: Erbil Citadel

Date of Inscription: 2014

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