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Kurdistan TV
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Launched 1 January 1999 (1999-01-01)
Owned by Kurdistan Democratic Party
Country  Kurdistan
Language Kurdish
Broadcast area Worldwide
Headquarters Hawler, Kurdistan
Streaming media
Kurdistan TV

Kurdistan TV (Kurdish: کوردستان تیڤی‎) was the first Kurdish language satellite television station in Iraqi Kurdistan that started broadcasting in 1999. It belongs to the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and is based Hawler.[1]

The channel broadcasts programs mainly in Kurdish language and can be viewed using a WS International satellite system. It transmits on the Eutelsat for Europe, Western Asia and North Africa, and on Galaxy 19 for North America.

Apart from its Kurdish language services, Kurdistan TV also offers an online news presence in Arabic and Turkish. Kurdistan TV's European offices are based in the Netherlands and Germany.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Kareem Abdulrahman (4 December 2007). "Guide: Iraq's Kurdish media". BBC News. Retrieved 9 November 2015. 

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