Parêzgeha Dihok پارێزگای دھۆک
Dohuk Governorate within Kurdistan Region
|Autonomous region||Kurdistan Region|
|• Governor||Farhad Atrushi|
|• Total||10,955.91 km2 (4,230.10 sq mi)|
Dohuk Governorate (Kurdish: پارێزگای دھۆک, Parêzgeha Dihok; Syriac: ܗܘܦܲܪܟܝܵܐ ܕܕܸܗܘܟ; Arabic: محافظة دهوك, romanized: Muḥāfaẓat Dahūk) is a governorate in the autonomous region of Kurdistan Region. Its capital is the city of Dohuk. It includes Zakho, the city that meets Ibrahim Khalil border between Turkey and Iraq. It borders the Al-Hasakah Governorate of Syria. Before 1976, it was part of Nineveh Governorate, which was called Mosul Governorate. Dohuk Governorate is mainly inhabited by Kurds and Assyrians, with a small number of Yazidis and Armenians. The estimated population in 2018 was 1,292,535.
- Governor: Farhad Ameen Saleem Atrushi
- Deputy Governor: Behzad Ali Adam
- Governorate Council Chairman (PCC): Fehim Abdullah
- 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)
- Amedi District
- Dohuk District
- Semel District
- Zakho District
- Akre District (disputed)
- Shekhan District (disputed)
- Bardarash District (disputed)
Villages and towns
- Gir-e Kumar
- 2011 Dohuk riots
- Assyrian homeland
- Proposals for Assyrian autonomy in Iraq
- Duhok international airport
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