Al-Chibayish District

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Al-Chibayish District
قضاء الجبايش
District
A Marsh Arab poles a mashoof in Al-Chibayish District
A Marsh Arab poles a mashoof in Al-Chibayish District
Country  Iraq
Governorates Dhi Qar Governorate
Area[1]
 • Total 2,372.5 km2 (916.0 sq mi)
Elevation 17 m (56 ft)
Population (2017)[2]
 • Total 105,147
 • Density 44.32/km2 (114.8/sq mi)
Time zone AST (UTC+3)
Area code(s) +964

Al-Chibayish District is a district of the Dhi Qar Governorate, Iraq, located to the east of Nasiriyah and northwest of Basra Governorate. The district capital is Al-Chibayish. The district's geography is dominated by the Hammar Marshes, a subset of the Mesopotamian Marshes, and by the Euphrates River that feeds the marshes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "هذه ذي قار". الموقع الرسمي لهيئة استثمار ذي قار. حكومة محافظة ذي قار. 2014. Retrieved 23 July 2018. 
  2. ^ "بالأرقام .. تعرف على عدد سكان محافظة ذي قار". عين العراق نيوز. 20 December 2017. Retrieved 23 July 2018.