Erbil is located in Kurdistan-Iraq, the fourth largest city in the country as well as the capital of the Kurdistan Autonomous Region. Erbil is a city of stunning mosques, historic structures, modern buildings and rapid development. Continuously inhabited for 6,000 years, its long history encompasses several civilizations, including the Third Dynasty of Ur, the Assyrian, Persian, Hellenistic, Roman and Ottoman empires. It is home to the world's oldest Citadel and many large and attractive parks. An international mix of businessmen and investors are drawn to the outstanding opportunities and its thriving economy; often described as a budding Dubai; offers oil and gas, as well as construction and infrastructure. The superior accommodations and service at the Darin Plaza Erbil make it the prime choice for the discerning guest, whether for leisure or business enjoying all that Erbil has to offer.