Al-Qusayr District

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Al-Qusayr District
منطقة القصير
District
Map of Al-Qusayr District within Homs Governorate
Map of Al-Qusayr District within Homs Governorate
Coordinates (Al-Qusayr): 34°30′43″N 36°34′35″E / 34.5119°N 36.5764°E / 34.5119; 36.5764Coordinates: 34°30′43″N 36°34′35″E / 34.5119°N 36.5764°E / 34.5119; 36.5764
Country  Syria
Governorate Homs
Seat Al-Qusayr
Subdistricts 2 nawāḥī
Area
 • Total 598.80 km2 (231.20 sq mi)
Population (2004)[1]
 • Total 107,470
 • Density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Geocode SY0402

Al-Qusayr District (Arabic: منطقة القصير‎, translit. manṭiqat al-Qusair‎) is a district of the Homs Governorate in central Syria. Administrative centre is the city of Al-Qusayr. At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 107,470.[1]

Sub-districts[edit]

The district of Al-Qusayr is divided into two sub-districts or nawāḥī (population as of 2004[1]):

  • Al-Qusayr Nahiyah (ناحية القصير): population 70,965.
  • Al-Hoz Nahiyah (ناحية الحوز): population 36,505. - formed in 2010

Localities of the sub-district[edit]

According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), the following villages along with the towns of al-Qusayr and Al-Hoz, make up the district of al-Qusayr:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "2004 Census Data". UN OCHA. Retrieved 15 October 2015.