Rumana subdistrict

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Coordinates: 34°26′47.6″N 41°04′40.4″E / 34.446556°N 41.077889°E / 34.446556; 41.077889

Rumana is located in Iraq
Coordinates: 34°26′47.6″N 41°04′40.4″E / 34.446556°N 41.077889°E / 34.446556; 41.077889
Country  Iraq
Governorate Al Anbar Governorate
district Al-Qa'im District

The Rumana Subdistrict (Arabic: ناحية الرمانة‎) is a subdistrict of Al-Qa'im District, located on the north side of the Euphrates in west Al Anbar Governorate, on the Iraq-Syria border. Its capital is the town of Rumana. The name means pomegranate in Arabic. Rumana is run by an elected sub-district council and submayor.

It has a population of 8,900 inhabitants. All of them are Sunni Muslim Arabs, with the main tribe being Al-Bu Mahhal, in addition to some minor tribes. People earn a living by work in farming, fishing, small business, and employment. There is a concrete bridge linking Rumana with Qaim and Al Ubaidi across the Euphrates.

Rumana sub district fell under ISIL control on 16 June 2014.[1]

Rumana sub district was recaptured by the Iraqi Army on 13 November 2017.[2]


  1. ^ "قائممقامية القائم: عناصر داعش انتشروا في منطقتي الرمانة والكرابلة بالقضاء | أمن". Retrieved 2015-06-30. 
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