|• Governor||Aqil Al-Turaihi|
|• Total||5,034 km2 (1,944 sq mi)|
|Population (2013 )|
|• Density||270/km2 (700/sq mi)|
Karbala Governorate (Arabic: كربلاء Karbalāʾ) is a governorate in central Iraq. Its administrative center is the city of Karbala, a holy city for Shia Muslims for housing the shrine of the revered Imam Hussein. The population is 100% Shia. The governorate includes part of the artificial Lake Milh.
- Governor: Aqil Al-Turaihi
- Deputy Governor: Jawad al-Hasnawi 
- Provincial Council Chairman (PCC): Abdul al-Al al-Yasseri 
- "Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi received the governor of Karbala Mr.Aqil Al-Turaihi and the head of the provincial council Mr. Nasayif Jassim Al-Khitabi". pmo.iq. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
- "Iraq: Governorates, Cities, Towns, Municipal Districts - Population Statistics in Maps and Charts". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
- http://www.iau-iraq.org/reports/IOM_Kerbala.pdf[permanent dead link]
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