Kirkuk (Kurdish: کەرکووک) is a city in Northwestern Iraq. Its population is ethnically mixed, and it is under the control of the Iraqi government.
Kirkuk CitadelDating back to 858 BCE, this citadel stands on an artificial mound, 40 metres high, on a plateau across the Khasa River. Several hundred families still live in the citadel.
Tomb of Prophet DanielOne of many traditional burial places for Prophet Daniel, inside the citadel.
Qishla of KirkukThis qishla, meaning barracks in Turkish, was built in 1863 to be the headquarters of the Ottoman army in Kirkuk. It is in disrepair.
Eternal fire of Baba GurgurMore than 4,000 years old.
The archaeological sites of Qal'at Jarmo and Yorgan Tepe are found at the outskirts of the modern city.