Dohuk Governorate

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Dohuk Governorate
محافظة دهوك
پارێزگای دھۆک

Dohuk Province
Governorate
Collage of Dohuk Governorate.jpg
Location of Dohuk Governorate
Coordinates: 37°3′N 43°9′E / 37.050°N 43.150°E / 37.050; 43.150Coordinates: 37°3′N 43°9′E / 37.050°N 43.150°E / 37.050; 43.150
Country  Iraq
Region  Kurdistan
Capital Dohuk
Area
 • Total 10,955.91 km2 (4,230.10 sq mi)
Population (2015)[1]
 • Total 1,423,114
Dohuk Governorate within Kurdistan Region[2]
Districts of the Dohuk Governorate[3]

Dohuk Governorate (Arabic: محافظة دهوك‎, Kurdish: پارێزگای دھۆک‎) is a governorate in Iraqi Kurdistan, Iraq. Its capital is the city of Dohuk. It also includes the city of Zakho, which has at various times served as a checkpoint for the border with Turkey. Prior to 1976 it was part of Nineveh Governorate, which was called Mosul Governorate. Dohuk Governorate is mainly inhabited by Kurds and Assyrians.

Government[edit]

Districts[edit]

Dohuk Governorate is divided into seven Districts, four of which are officially part of Kurdistan Region, while three others are under de facto control of the Kurdistan Regional Government:

Settlements[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "İşte Kürdistan Bölgesi’nin nüfusu…". Rudaw.net. 
  2. ^ "Map of area of Kurdistan Region & its Governorates". www.krso.net. 
  3. ^ "The Map Of districts Of Kurdistan Region". www.krso.net. 
  4. ^ "Human Rights Report 1 January – 31 March 2007" (PDF). UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) بعثة الأمم المتحدة. 1 لتقديم المساعدة للعراق. 25 April 2007. Retrieved 2015-09-06. 
  5. ^ Zinda Magazine. "Zinda 6 April 2005". zindamagazine.com. Retrieved 2015-09-06. 

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