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Mawat (Kurdish: Mawet‎) is a town located to the north of Sulaymaniyah and to the southeast of Lake Dukan in Iraqi Kurdistan.

Mawat
Town
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Mawat is located in Iraqi Kurdistan
Mawat
Mawat
Mawat is located in Iraq
Mawat
Mawat
Coordinates: 35°54′N 45°25′E / 35.900°N 45.417°E / 35.900; 45.417
Country Iraq
Autonomous region Kurdistan
ProvinceSulaymaniyah Governorate
DistrictMawat

Mawat is a small town. It has been rebuilt to the south of Old Mawat (Mawata Kon in Kurdish). Mawat locals tell a story of the town being destroyed 300 years ago by the Ottoman Empire. The most common Mawat names are mala mussa tawakally (17-- / 1800) and some of the most important Mawat names are: Faqeh Omer (Feqe Homer in Kurdish), Mulah Bakir (Mela Bakir in Kurdish ) Papazian family (Bnamallay Papazakan ) and Mam Yahia

Coordinates: 35°54′N 45°25′E / 35.900°N 45.417°E / 35.900; 45.417