Saidsadiq District

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Saidsadiq District

قه‌زای سه‌یدسادق

Qazai Saidsadiq
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Districts of the Sulaymaniyah Governorate, with Saidsadiq indicated
Coordinates: 35°35′22″N45°45′51″E / 35.58944°N 45.76417°E / 35.58944; 45.76417 Coordinates: 35°35′22″N45°45′51″E / 35.58944°N 45.76417°E / 35.58944; 45.76417
Country Flag of Iraq.svg  Iraq
Governorate As Sulaymaniyah Governorate
Time zone UTC+3 (UTC+3)

Saidsadiq District is a district of eastern Sulaymaniyah Governorate in Iraq. The main town of Said Sadiq part of Sharazoor area, is 60 kilometers south-east of the city of Sulaymaniyah. [1] There is more than one story about the naming of Sayed Sadiq city. It is said that a man named Sidsadeg built the city. It is also said that the name came from the name of Mount Sincere in Iraqi Kurdistan. Sidesadeg has more than 100,000 inhabitants and more than 25,000 houses. It is a cosmopolitan city.

Sulaymaniyah Governorate Governorate in Kurdistan, Iraq

Sulaymaniyah Governorate or Sulaymaniyah Province is a mountainous governorate in Iraqi Kurdistan. Its capital is the city of Sulaymaniyah. Halabja Governorate was formerly the Halabja District of Sulaymaniyah, until it became a separate governorate in 2014.

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Said Sadiq is a city in the Sulaymaniyah Governorate of Iraq. The nearby archaeological site of Tell Begum shows that the area was already occupied in the Late Halaf period.

In 1988, the army of Saddam Hussein destroyed more than 23,000 houses and killed 6,000 people.

Large protests erupted in the city of Sidsadeg on 2 January 2014 because of poor public services and opposition to a proposal to include the district in halabja Governorate. The protesters demanded the resignation of the mayor, who did resign after security forces shot and killed one protester and wounded more than 100. [2] [3]

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The town of Said sadiq

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  1. The map of estimated population of Sulaimany governorate in districts level -2015, Kurdistan Region Statistics Office. Retrieved 25 October 2017.
  2. "5 main blocs in Kurdistan Parliament put 5 points to solve Syed Sadiq conditions". Shafaq News. 4 January 2014. Retrieved 14 August 2016.
  3. "One protester killed and more than 100 others injured in angry protests in Kurdistan". Kurdish Globe. 13 January 2014.