Douma District

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

Douma (Arabic: دوماDūmā) is a Syrian district (mantiqah) administratively belonging to Rif Dimashq Governorate, located to the north of the capital Damascus. At the 2004 Census it had a population of 433,719. Its administrative centre is the city of Douma.


The district of Markaz Douma is divided into seven sub-districts or nawāḥī (population according to 2004 official census):

  • Douma nahiyah (ناحية دوما): population 181,934.[1]
  • Harasta nahiyah (ناحية حرستا): population 88,816.[2]
  • Al-Sabe' Biyar nahiyah (ناحية السبع بيار): population 395.[3]
  • Al-Dumayr nahiyah (ناحية الضمير): population 26,192.[4]
  • Al-Nashabiyah nahiyah (ناحية النشابية): population 76,814.[5]
  • Al-Ghizlaniyah nahiyah (ناحية الغزلانية): population 36,715.[6]
  • Harran al-Awamid nahiyah (ناحية حران العواميد): population 22,853.[7]


Coordinates: 33°34′20.15″N 36°24′06.52″E / 33.5722639°N 36.4018111°E / 33.5722639; 36.4018111