- Preferred Label
- Sinjar (en), Sindschar (de), Sinjâr (fr), Sinjar (it), Sinyar (es)Additional labels
- Sinjar (Arabic: سنجار, Sinjar; Latin: Singara), also known as Shingal (Sorani Kurdish: شەنگال, Şengal; Classical Syriac: ܫܝܓܳܪ, Shiggor)
and formerly Sanjár, is a town in Sinjar District, Nineveh Province, Iraq near Mount Sinjar. It is close to the border
with Syrian Kurdistan. Its population in 2013 was estimated at 88,023. The town is mainly inhabited by Yazidis with Arab and Assyrian minorities.