Sulaymaniyah Governorate

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Sulaymaniyah
پارێزگای سلێمانی
Sulaymaniyah Province
Governorate
Location of the  Sulaymaniyah Governorate  (red)– in Iraq  (red, beige & light grey)– in the Kurdistan Region  (red & beige)
Location of the  Sulaymaniyah Governorate  (red)

– in Iraq  (red, beige & light grey)
– in the Kurdistan Region  (red & beige)

Sulaymaniyah Governorate within Kurdistan Region[1]
Sulaymaniyah Governorate within Kurdistan Region[1]
Coordinates: 35°31′N 45°19′E / 35.517°N 45.317°E / 35.517; 45.317Coordinates: 35°31′N 45°19′E / 35.517°N 45.317°E / 35.517; 45.317
Country  Iraq
Region  Kurdistan
Capital Sulaymaniyah
Area
 • Total 20,143.91 km2 (7,777.61 sq mi)
Population (2017)
 • Total 2,021,175[2]
Website www.slemani.gov.krd

Sulaymaniyah Governorate (Sorani Kurdish: پارێزگای سلێمانی‎, Arabic: محافظة السليمانية‎) or Sulaymaniyah Province is a mountainous governorate in Iraqi Kurdistan. Its capital is the city of Sulaymaniyah. Halabja Governorate was formerly the Halabja District of Sulaymaniyah, until it became a separate governorate in 2014.

Provincial Government[edit]

  • Governor: Aso Faraidoon Ali Amin
  • Deputy Governor: Delawar Ahmed Majeed
  • Provincial Council Chairman (PCC): Haval Abubakir

Districts[edit]

Districts of the Sulaymaniyah Governorate[3]
District Sub-districts Capital
Chamchamal Shwan Chamchamal
Aghjalar
Takiya
Sangaw
Qadir Karam
Darbandokeh not determined Darbandikhan
Dukan Surdash Dukan
Chinaran
Bingrd
Khidran
Piramagrun
Kalar Kalar Kalar
Pebaz
Tilako
Khanaqin (northern part only; mostly disputed) not determined Maydan
Kifri (mostly disputed) not determined Kifri
Mawat Mawat
Penjwen Garmik Penjwin
Nalparez
Pshdar Hero Qaladiza
Nawdasht
Halsho
Zharawa
Esewa
Qaradagh Qaradagh
Ranya Chwarqurna Ranya
Betwata
Haji-Awa
Sarkapkan
Saidsadiq Siruchik Said Sadiq
Barzinja
Sharazur Zarayan
Sharbazher Zalan Sharbazher
Zhazhla
Sywail
Sytak
Gapilon
Sulaymaniyah Bazyan Sulaymaniyah
Tanjaro
Bakrajo

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