Hawija District

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Hawija District
قضاء الحويجة
Location of Hawija in Iraq
Coordinates (Hawija): 35°19′N 43°46′E / 35.317°N 43.767°E / 35.317; 43.767Coordinates: 35°19′N 43°46′E / 35.317°N 43.767°E / 35.317; 43.767
Country  Iraq
Governorate Kirkuk
Seat Hawija
Population (2003) 151,267
Time zone AST (UTC+3)
Area code +964 50

Hawija District (Arabic: قضاء الحويجة‎, translit. qaḍāʾ al-Ḥawīǧa) is a district in southern Kirkuk Governorate, northern Iraq. Its administrative center is the city of Hawija.

Hawija district has approximately 150,000 inhabitants, the vast majority of them Sunni Arabs, with the rest being Shia Turkomans and Kaka'i Kurds. Most of the inhabitants live in rural areas.

Notable cities[edit]

Districts of Kirkuk Governorate