Til Ezer

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Til Ezer

Til Êzêr

القحطانية
Village
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Til Ezer is located in Iraq
Til Ezer
Til Ezer
Location in Iraq
Coordinates: 36°12′7″N 41°41′13″E / 36.20194°N 41.68694°E / 36.20194; 41.68694Coordinates: 36°12′7″N 41°41′13″E / 36.20194°N 41.68694°E / 36.20194; 41.68694
Country Iraq
GovernorateNinawa
DistrictSinjar District
Population
 (July 2014[1])
 • Total28,000

Til Ezer (Kurmanji: Til Êzêr, Arabic: القحطانية‎, also known in Arabic as al-Qaḥṭānīya or Qahtaniyah, also spelled Giruzer, Kar Izir, Kahtaniya) is a Yazidi village located in the Sinjar District of the Ninawa Governorate in northern Iraq. The village is located south of the Sinjar Mount. It belongs to the disputed territories of Northern Iraq. It was one of two villages targeted in the 2007 Yazidi communities bombings against the local Yazidi community.[2][3][4][5]

Til Ezer has exclusively Yazidi population.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Emerging Land Tenure Issues among Displaced Yazidis from Sinjar, Iraq" (PDF). United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN–Habitat). November 2015. Retrieved 2019-02-19.
  2. ^ Maisel, Sebastian (2016-12-24). Yezidis in Syria: Identity Building among a Double Minority. Lexington Books. ISBN 9780739177754.
  3. ^ Staff, Our Foreign (2007-08-16). "Iraq bombs: 500 die in worst terror attack". ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 2018-01-22.
  4. ^ Acikyildiz, Birgul (2014-08-20). The Yezidis: The History of a Community, Culture and Religion. I.B.Tauris. ISBN 9781784532161.
  5. ^ Wander, Andrew. "How suicide bombings shattered Iraq". www.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 2018-01-22.


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