Al-Shamiya District

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Al-Shamiya District
Arabic: قضاء الشامية‎‎
District
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Country  Iraq
Governorates Al-Qādisiyyah Governorate
Seat Al-Shamiya
Area
 • Total 947 km2 (366 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 400,000
 • Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone AST (UTC+3)

Al-Shamiya District is a district of Al-Qādisiyyah Governorate, Iraq. Its seat is the city of Shamiya. It has 4 subdistricts: Al-Shamiya (الشامية), Ghammas (غماس), Al-Aslahea (الصلاحية), and Almhnanwip (المهناوية). The Al-Shamiya branch of the Euphrates river runs through the district.