Homs District

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Homs District

منطقة حمص
Map of Homs District within Homs Governorate
Map of Homs District within Homs Governorate
Coordinates (Homs): 34°43′51″N 36°42′34″E / 34.7308°N 36.7094°E / 34.7308; 36.7094Coordinates: 34°43′51″N 36°42′34″E / 34.7308°N 36.7094°E / 34.7308; 36.7094
Country Syria
GovernorateHoms
SeatHoms
Subdistricts10 nawāḥī
Area
 • Total7,758.92 km2 (2,995.74 sq mi)
Population
(2004)[1]
 • Total945,299
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
GeocodeSY0401

Homs District (Arabic: منطقة حمص‎, translit. manṭiqat Ḥimṣ) is a district of the Homs Governorate in central Syria. Administrative centre is the city of Homs.

The district was split in 2010, when three sub-districts were separated to form the new Taldou District. At the 2004 census, the remaining sub-districts had a total population of 945,299.[1]

Sub-districts[edit]

The district of Homs is divided into ten sub-districts or nawāḥī (population as of 2004[1]):

  • Homs Nahiyah (ناحية حمص): population 750,501.[2]
  • Khirbet Tin Nur Nahiyah (ناحية خربة تين نور): population 52,879.[3]
  • Ayn al-Niser Nahiyah (ناحية عين النسر): population 30,267.[4]
  • Furqlus Nahiyah (ناحية الفرقلس): population 13,506.[5]
  • Al-Riqama Nahiyah (ناحية رقاما): population 20,602.[6]
  • Al-Qaryatayn Nahiyah (ناحية القريتين): population 16,795.[7]
  • Mahin Nahiyah (ناحية مهين): population 13,511.[8]
  • Hisyah Nahiyah (ناحية حسياء): population 15,195.[9]
  • Sadad Nahiyah (ناحية صدد): population 4,092.[10]
  • Shin Nahiyah (ناحية شين): population 27,951.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "2004 Census Data". UN OCHA. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Homs nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Archived from the original on 2012-07-31. Retrieved 2012-06-19.
  3. ^ "Khirbet Teen Noor nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Archived from the original on 2012-12-28. Retrieved 2012-06-19.
  4. ^ "Ayn an-Nisr nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-06-19.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Al-Faraqlas nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Archived from the original on 2012-04-15. Retrieved 2012-06-19.
  6. ^ "Raqama nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Archived from the original on 2013-01-12. Retrieved 2012-06-19.
  7. ^ "Al-Qaryatayn nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Archived from the original on 2013-01-12. Retrieved 2012-06-19.
  8. ^ "Mahin nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Archived from the original on 2013-01-12. Retrieved 2012-06-19.
  9. ^ "Hasia nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Archived from the original on 2012-12-09. Retrieved 2012-06-19.
  10. ^ "Sadad nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-06-19.[permanent dead link]
  11. ^ "Sheen nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Archived from the original on 2013-01-12. Retrieved 2012-06-19.