Ras al-Ayn District

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Ras al-Ayn District (Arabic: منطقة رأس العين‎) is a Syrian district (mantiqah) administratively belonging to Al-Hasakah Governorate. At the 2004 census it had a population of 177,150. Its regional centre is the city of Ras al-Ayn. It is populated by Arabs, Kurds and Assyrians.


The district of Ras al-Ayn is divided into 3 sub-districts or Nāḥiyas (population according to 2004 official census):

  • Ras al-Ayn nahiyah (ناحية رأس العين): population 121,536.[1]
  • Al-Darbasiyah nahiyah (ناحية الدرباسية): population 55,614.[2]
  • Abu Rasain nahiyah (ناحية أبو راسين).


  1. ^ "Ras al-Ayn nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-07-18. 
  2. ^ "Al-Darbasiyah nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-07-18.