Districts of Iraq

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Governorates and districts of Iraq

Iraq's 19 governorates are subdivided into 120 districts (kaza). The district usually bears the same name as the district capital. The districts are also separated into sub-districts.

The districts are listed below, by governorate (with capital in parentheses):

Halabja Governorate[edit]

Anbar Governorate[edit]


Muthanna Governorate[edit]


Qadisiyyah Governorate[edit]

Arbil Governorate[edit]

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Arbil Governorate is part of Iraqi Kurdistan, with the exception of the southern Makhmur District.

Babylon Governorate[edit]

Baghdad Governorate[edit]

Basra Governorate[edit]

Dhi Qar Governorate[edit]

Diyala Governorate[edit]

Dohuk Governorate[edit]


Dohuk Governorate is part of Iraqi Kurdistan.

Karbala Governorate[edit]

Kirkuk Governorate[edit]

(From 1976 to mid-2006 called At-Ta'mim)

Maysan Governorate[edit]

Najaf Governorate[edit]

Nineveh Governorate[edit]


Note that Akre and Shekhan districts are currently under the Kurdistan Regional Government control.

Saladin Governorate[edit]


Sulaymaniyah Governorate[edit]

Sulaymaniyah Governorate is part of Iraqi Kurdistan.

Halabja Governorate[edit]

Halabja Governorate is part of Iraqi Kurdistan.

Wasit Governorate[edit]

See also[edit]