CNN Senior International Correspondent Ben Wedeman joins Fareed from Erbil for a report on the first ever visit of a Pontiff to the..
Capital of the Kurdistan Region
Erbil or Hawler known in ancient history as Arbela, is the capital and most populated city in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. It has around 1.5 million inhabitants, while Erbil Governorate has 2,932,800 inhabitants as of 2020.
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