Safita District

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Safita District
منطقة صافيتا
District
Map of Safita District within Tartus Governorate
Map of Safita District within Tartus Governorate
Coordinates (Safita): 34°49′N 36°07′E / 34.82°N 36.12°E / 34.82; 36.12Coordinates: 34°49′N 36°07′E / 34.82°N 36.12°E / 34.82; 36.12
Country  Syria
Governorate Tartus
Seat Safita
Subdistricts 6 nawāḥī
Area
 • Total 355.75 km2 (137.36 sq mi)
Population (2004)[1]
 • Total 129,632
 • Density 360/km2 (940/sq mi)
Geocode SY1003

Safita District (Arabic: منطقة صافيتا‎, translit. manṭiqat Ṣāfītā‎) is a district of the Tartus Governorate in northwestern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of Safita. At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 129,632.[2]

Sub-districts[edit]

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

  • Safita Nahiyah (ناحية صافيتا): population 60,172.[3]
  • Mashta al-Helu Nahiyah (ناحية مشتى الحلو): population 12,577.[4]
  • Al-Bariqiyah Nahiyah (ناحية البارقية): population 7,336.[5]
  • Sebei Nahiyah (ناحية سبة): population 7,614.[6]
  • Al-Sisiniyah Nahiyah (ناحية السيسنية): population 22,018.[7]
  • Ras al-Khashufah Nahiyah (ناحية رأس الخشوفة): population 19,915.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2004 Census Data". UN OCHA. Retrieved 15 October 2015. 
  2. ^ 2004 official census
  3. ^ "Safita nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-07-02. 
  4. ^ "Mashta al-Helu nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-07-02. 
  5. ^ "Al-Bariqiyah nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-07-02. 
  6. ^ "Sebei nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-07-02. 
  7. ^ "Al-Saisiniyah nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-07-02. 
  8. ^ "Ras al-Khashufah nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-07-02.