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
Time zoneUTC+3 (AST)
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