Khanaqin District

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Khanaqin District
District
Districts of the Sulaymaniyah Governorate (in 2015) according to Kurdistan Region Statistics Office web site.[1]
Districts of the Sulaymaniyah Governorate (in 2015) according to Kurdistan Region Statistics Office web site.[1]
Country  Iraq
Governorate Diyala Governorate
Seat Khanaqin
Area
 • Total 3,512 km2 (1,356 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2][3]
 • Total 350,000
Time zone AST (UTC+3)
Districts of the Diyala Governorate

Khanaqin District (Kurdish: Xanaqîn), (Arabic: خانقين)is a disputed territory in Northern Iraq. Currently within Diyala Governorate.

The Alwand River runs through Khanaqin District before joining the Diyala River.

The district population was estimated to be 175,000 in 2003.[2] The population of the Judicial Center increased from 20,000 in 2003 to more than 160,000 in 2011-2010 Because of the stability of the security situation.[4]

The population of the region in 2017 is estimated at more than 300,000 ( The center of the district ) people and in the judiciary much more than 420,000 people and the district is more than 30% of the province of Diyala

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