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 Sulaymaniyah Governorate
Seat Khanaqin
Area
 • Total 3,512 km2 (1,356 sq mi)
Population (2003)[2][3]
 • Total 175,000
Time zone AST (UTC+3)
Districts of the Diyala Governorate

Khanaqin District (Kurdish: Xanaqîn) is a disputed territory in Northern Iraq. Currently within Sulaymaniyah Governorate of Iraqi Kurdistan, prior to 1991 it lay within Diyala Governorate of Iraq.

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

The district population was estimated to be 175,000.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.krso.net/Default.aspx?page=category&c=sule
  2. ^ a b "Khanaqin, Iraq". Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Retrieved 2 December 2016. 
  3. ^ NGO Co-ordination Committee.

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