Ar-Raqqah District

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Ar-Raqqah District
District
Location of Ar-Raqqah District
Country  Syria
Population (2004 Estimate)
 • Total 506,306.[1]

Ar-Raqqah District (Arabic: الرقّةAr Raqqa) is a district (mantiqah) of the Ar-Raqqah Governorate in Syria. At the 2004 Census it had a population of 506,306.[2] The centre of the district is the city of Ar-Raqqah.

Divisions[edit]

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

  • Ar-Raqqah nahiyah (ناحية الرقّة): population 338,773.[3]
  • Al-Sabkhah nahiyah (ناحية السبخة): population 18,106[4]
  • Al-Karamah nahiyah (ناحية الكرامة): population 74,429.[5]
  • Maadan nahiyah (ناحية معدان): population 42,652.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2004 official census
  2. ^ 2004 official census
  3. ^ "Ar-Raqqah nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-07-05. 
  4. ^ "As-Sabkha nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-07-05. 
  5. ^ "Karamah nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-07-05. 
  6. ^ "Ma'adan nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-07-05.