Al-Qutayfah District

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Al-Qutayfah District (yellow) within Rif Dimashq. The small enclosed uncolored area is Damascus Governorate.

Al-Qutayfah District (Arabic: منطقة القطيفة‎) is a district (mantiqah) administratively belonging to Rif Dimashq Governorate, Syria. At the 2004 official census, the district had a population of 119,283.[1] Its administrative centre is the city of Al-Qutayfah.


The district of Al-Qutayfah is divided into four sub-districts or Nāḥiyas (population according to 2004 official census):

  • Al-Qutayfah Nahiyah (ناحية القطيفة): population 44,820.[2]
  • Jayroud Nahiyah (ناحية جيرود): population 31,821.[3]
  • Ma'loula Nahiyah (ناحية معلولا): population 12,192.[4]
  • Ar-Ruhaybah Nahiyah (ناحية الرحيبة): population 30,450.[5]

Localities in Al-Qutayfah District[edit]

According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), the following villages, towns and cities, make up the district of Al-Qutayfah:[6]

English Name Arabic Name Population Subdistrict
ar-Ruhaybah الرحيبة 30,450 Ar-Ruhaybah
Al-Qutayfah القطيفة 26,671 Al-Qutayfah
Jayroud جيرود 24,219 Jayroud
Muadamiyat al-Qalamoun معضمية القلمون 14,228 Al-Qutayfah
al-Naseriyah الناصرية 4,827 Jayroud
Hala حله 3,921 Al-Qutayfah
Jubaadin جبعدين 3,778 Maaloula
Ain al-Tinah عين التينة 3,206 Maaloula
Maaloula معلولا 2,762 Maaloula
al-Tawani التواني 2,446 Maaloula
al-Aatanah العطنة 1,897 Jayroud
al-Mansoura المنصورة 878 Jayroud


  1. ^ 2004 official census
  2. ^ "Al-Qutayfah nahiyah population". Retrieved 2012-06-18. 
  3. ^ "Jayroud nahiyah population". Retrieved 2012-06-18. 
  4. ^ "Al-Ma'loula nahiyah population". Retrieved 2012-06-18. 
  5. ^ "Ar-Ruhaybah nahiyah population". Retrieved 2012-06-18. 
  6. ^

Coordinates: 33°44′N 36°35′E / 33.733°N 36.583°E / 33.733; 36.583