Al-Rastan District

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ar-Rastan District
منطقة الرستن
District
Map of ar-Rastan District within Homs Governorate
Map of ar-Rastan District within Homs Governorate
Coordinates (ar-Rastan): 34°55′N 36°44′E / 34.92°N 36.73°E / 34.92; 36.73Coordinates: 34°55′N 36°44′E / 34.92°N 36.73°E / 34.92; 36.73
Country  Syria
Governorate Homs
Seat ar-Rastan
Subdistricts 2 nawāḥī
Area
 • Total 290.72 km2 (112.25 sq mi)
Population (2004)[1]
 • Total 128,055
 • Density 440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Geocode SY0404

Ar-Rastan District (Arabic: منطقة الرستن‎, translit. manṭiqat ar-Rastan‎) is a district of the Homs Governorate in central Syria. Administrative centre is the city of ar-Rastan. At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 127,806.[1]

Sub-districts[edit]

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

  • ar-Rastan Nahiyah (ناحية الرستن): population 64,271.[2]
  • Talbiseh Nahiyah (ناحية تلبيسة): population 63,784.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "2004 Census Data". UN OCHA. Retrieved 15 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Al-Rastan nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-07-01. 
  3. ^ "Talbiseh nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-07-01.