Sulaymaniyah Governorate

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Sulaymaniyah
پارێزگای سلێمانی
Sulaymaniyah Province
Governorate
Location of the  Sulaymaniyah Governorate  (red)– in Iraq  (red, beige & light grey)– in the Kurdistan Region  (red & beige)
Location of the  Sulaymaniyah Governorate  (red)

– in Iraq  (red, beige & light grey)
– in the Kurdistan Region  (red & beige)

Sulaymaniyah Governorate within Kurdistan Region[1]
Sulaymaniyah Governorate within Kurdistan Region[1]
Coordinates: 35°31′N 45°19′E / 35.517°N 45.317°E / 35.517; 45.317Coordinates: 35°31′N 45°19′E / 35.517°N 45.317°E / 35.517; 45.317
Country  Iraq
Region  Kurdistan
Capital Sulaymaniyah
Area
 • Total 20,143.91 km2 (7,777.61 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 1,936,883[2]
Website www.slemani.gov.krd

Sulaymaniyah Governorate (Central Kurdish: پارێزگای سلێمانی‎, Arabic: محافظة السليمانية‎) or Sulaymaniyah Province is a mountainous governorate in Northern Iraq. Its capital is the city of Sulaymaniyah. Halabja Governorate was formerly the Halabja District of Sulaymaniyah, until it became a separate governorate in 2014.

Provincial Government

  • Governor: Aso Faraidoon Ali Amin
  • Deputy Governor: Delawar Ahmed Majeed
  • Provincial Council Chairman (PCC): Haval Abubakir

Districts

Districts of the Sulaymaniyah Governorate[3]
District Sub-districts Capital
Chamchamal Shwan Chamchamal
Aghjalar
Takiya
Sangaw
Qadir Karam
Darbandokeh not determined Darbandikhan
Dukan Surdash Dukan
Chinaran
Bingrd
Khidran
Piramagrun
Kalar Kalar Kalar
Pebaz
Tilako
Khanaqin (northern part only; mostly disputed) not determined Maydan
Kifri (mostly disputed) not determined Kifri
Mawat Mawat
Penjwen Garmik Penjwin
Nalparez
Pshdar Hero Qaladiza
Nawdasht
Halsho
Zharawa
Esewa
Qaradagh Qaradagh
Ranya Chwarqurna Ranya
Betwata
Haji-Awa
Sarkapkan
Saidsadiq Siruchik Said Sadiq
Barzinja
Sharazur Zarayan
Sharbazher Zalan Sharbazher
Zhazhla
Sywail
Sytak
Gapilon
Sulaymaniyah Bazyan Sulaymaniyah
Tanjaro
Bakrajo

References

  1. ^ "Map of area of Kurdistan Region & its Governorates". www.krso.net. 
  2. ^ "ژمارەى دانیشتوانى پێشبینکراو لە هەرێمى کوردستان 2015". www.krso.net. 
  3. ^ "The Map Of districts Of Kurdistan Region". www.krso.net. 

External links

  • Official website (in Central Kurdish)
  • Iraq Inter-Agency Information & Analysis Unit Reports, Maps and Assessments of Iraq's Governorates from the UN Inter-Agency Information & Analysis Unit
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