Al-Qutayfah District

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al-Qutayfah District
منطقة القطيفة
District
Map of al-Qutayfah District within Rif Dimashq Governorate
Map of al-Qutayfah District within Rif Dimashq Governorate
Coordinates (al-Qutayfah): 33°44′N 36°35′E / 33.73°N 36.58°E / 33.73; 36.58Coordinates: 33°44′N 36°35′E / 33.73°N 36.58°E / 33.73; 36.58
Country  Syria
Governorate Rif Dimashq
Seat al-Qutayfah
Subdistricts 4 nawāḥī
Area
 • Total 1,587.63 km2 (612.99 sq mi)
Population (2004)[1]
 • Total 119,283
 • Density 75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Geocode SY0303

al-Qutayfah District (Arabic: منطقة القطيفة‎, translit. manṭiqat al-Qutayfah‎) is a district of the Rif Dimashq Governorate in southern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of al-Qutayfah. At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 119,283.[1]

Sub-districts[edit]

The district of al-Qutayfah is divided into four sub-districts or nawāḥī (population as of 2004[1]):

Subdistricts of al-Qutayfah District
Code Name Area Population
SY030300 al-Qutayfah nahiyah 270.68 km² 44,820
SY030301 Jayroud nahiyah 382.07 km² 31,821
SY030302 Ma'loula nahiyah 226.06 km² 12,192
SY030303 ar-Ruhaybah nahiyah 708.82 km² 30,450

Localities in al-Qutayfah District[edit]

According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), the following villages, towns and cities make up the district of Al-Qutayfah:[1]

English Name Arabic Name Population Subdistrict
ar-Ruhaybah الرحيبة 30,450 ar-Ruhaybah
al-Qutayfah القطيفة 26,671 al-Qutayfah
Jayroud جيرود 24,219 Jayroud
Muadamiyat al-Qalamoun معضمية القلمون 14,228 al-Qutayfah
al-Naseriyah الناصرية 4,827 Jayroud
Hala حله 3,921 al-Qutayfah
Jubaadin جبعدين 3,778 Maaloula
Ain al-Tinah عين التينة 3,206 Maaloula
Maaloula معلولا 2,762 Maaloula
al-Tawani التواني 2,446 Maaloula
al-Aatanah العطنة 1,897 Jayroud
al-Mansoura المنصورة 878 Jayroud

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "General Census of Population and Housing 2004" (PDF) (in Arabic). Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 October 2015.  Also available in English: "Syria: 2004 census data". UN OCHA. Retrieved 15 October 2015.