Map of Syria with Idlib highlighted
|Coordinates (Idlib): Coordinates:|
|• Total||6,097 km2 (2,354 sq mi)|
|Estimates range between 5,933 km² and 6,097 km²|
|• Density||250/km2 (640/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
|ISO 3166 code||SY-ID|
Idlib Governorate (Arabic: مُحافظة ادلب / ALA-LC: Muḥāfaẓat Idlib) is one of the fourteen governorates (provinces) of Syria. It is situated in northwestern Syria, bordering Turkey. Its area depends on sources - estimated vary from 5,933 km²  to 6,097 km². The Governorate has a population of 1,464,000 (2010 estimate). The capital is Idlib.
These are further divided into sub-districts (nawahi).
As of late February 2016, the governorate is almost entirely under control of the Syrian rebels together with Al-Nusra, bar a small government pocket controlling the towns of Fu'ah and Kafraya just outside Idlib city.
- Olly Lambert (April 9, 2013). "Syria Behind the Lines". Frontline. USA: Public Broadcasting Service. (Film about Syrian civil war in 2012 in the Idlib area)
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