Districts and sub districts.
|• Total||6,553 km2 (2,530 sq mi)|
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.
- Governor: Farhad Ameen Atrushi.
- Deputy Governor: Behzad Ali Adam.
- Governorate Council Chairman (PCC): Fadhil Omer.
- 41 total seats.
- 33 seats for the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP).
- 4 seats for the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK).
- 4 seats for the Kurdistan Islamic Union (KIU).
Dohuk is divided into seven Districts.
- Amedi District
- Zakho District
- Dohuk District
- Semel District
- Akre District
- Shekhan District (de jure Nineveh Governorate)
- Sinjar District (de jure Nineveh Governorate)
- Gir-e Kumar
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- University of Dohuk
- Iraq Inter-Agency Information & Analysis Unit Reports, Maps and Assessments of Iraq's Governorates from the UN Inter-Agency Information & Analysis Unit
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