Al-Hasakah District

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al-Hasakah District
منطقة الحسكة
al-Hasakah District in Syria
Location of al-Hasakah District within al-Hasakah Governorate
al-Hasakah District is located in Syria
al-Hasakah District
al-Hasakah District
Location in Syria
Coordinates (al-Hasakah): 36°30′N 40°45′E / 36.5°N 40.75°E / 36.5; 40.75
Country  Syria
Governorate al-Hasakah
Seat al-Hasakah
Subdistricts 7 nawāḥī
 • Total 12,646.32 km2 (4,882.77 sq mi)
Population (2004) 480,394
Geocode SY0800

Al-Hasakah District (Arabic: منطقة الحسكة‎, translit. manṭiqat al-Ḥasaka, Kurdish: Devera Hesiçe‎) is a district of al-Hasakah Governorate in northeastern Syria, also known as the Jazira Region. Administrative centre is the city of al-Hasakah. At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 480,394.


The district of al-Hasakah is divided into seven subdistricts or nawāḥī (population as of 2004):

Subdistricts of al-Hasakah District
PCode Name Area Population Villages Seat
SY080000 al-Hasakah Subdistrict 2,509.56 km² 251,570 108 al-Hasakah
SY080001 Tell Tamer Subdistrict 1,111.89 km² 50,982 13 Tell Tamer
SY080002 al-Shaddadah Subdistrict 1,935.05 km² 58,916 16 al-Shaddadah
SY080003 Markada Subdistrict 3,383.44 km² 34,745 13 Markada
SY080004 Bir al-Helou al-Wardiya Subdistrict 915.05 km² 38,833 72 Bir al-Helou
SY080005 al-Arishah Subdistrict 1,519.41 km² 30,544 20 al-Arishah
SY080006 al-Hawl Subdistrict 1,271.92 km² 14,804 22 al-Hawl