Ar Rutba District

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This article is about the district. For the town, see Ar Rutba.
Ar Rutba District
District
Street scene in Ar Rutba town (2004)Ar Rutba is the largest, southermost and westernmost of the districts in Al Anbar Governorate
Street scene in Ar Rutba town (2004)

Ar Rutba is the largest, southermost and westernmost of the districts in Al Anbar Governorate
Location of Ar Rutba District
Coordinates: 33°2′17″N 40°17′4″E / 33.03806°N 40.28444°E / 33.03806; 40.28444Coordinates: 33°2′17″N 40°17′4″E / 33.03806°N 40.28444°E / 33.03806; 40.28444
Country  Iraq
Governorates Al Anbar Governorate
Seat Ar Rutba
Area
 • Total 93,445 km2 (36,079 sq mi)
Population 2003-01 (est.)
 • Total 24,813
 • Density 0.27/km2 (0.7/sq mi)
Time zone AST (UTC+3)

Ar Rutba (Arabic: قضاء_الرطبة‎) is the largest district by area in Al Anbar Governorate, Iraq, covering 93,445 km², and the least populated in relative and absolute terms, with a population of 24,813 (estimate January 2003), or 0.27 per km².[1] It is also the southernmost district of Al Anbar Governorate, the westernmost of the whole country, and the only district nationwide bordering Jordan. It is centred on the town of Ar Rutba.

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