Shaqlawa Summer Resort
A famous summer resort in Iraqi Kurdistan, situated at the north versant of Sefin Mountain, 966m high from the sea level. It has been visited by tourists since old times because it is a touristic city par excellence and a large part of its citizens make their living from the sector of tourism. It is 51km from Erbil, and the road between them is in good state. It is temperature in summer reaches 30-35 °C and 10 ° C below in winter. It is rich in trees and gardens.
There are a lot of local products and crops, namely, the fruits that grow in numerous in Shaqlawa.Shaqlawa’s gardens and the neighboring rural regions. It is a typical summer resort in terms of availability of touristic places and various services; it is probably the ideal touristic city in all Iraq. Restaurants, hotels, casinos, motels, and resorts are