Salkhad District

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Salkhad District

منطقة صلخد
Map of Salkhad District within as-Suwayda Governorate
Map of Salkhad District within as-Suwayda Governorate
Coordinates (Salkhad): 32°29′30″N 36°42′40″E / 32.4917°N 36.7111°E / 32.4917; 36.7111Coordinates: 32°29′30″N 36°42′40″E / 32.4917°N 36.7111°E / 32.4917; 36.7111
Country Syria
Governorateas-Suwayda
SeatSalkhad
Subdistricts5 nawāḥī
Area
 • Total1,779.92 km2 (687.23 sq mi)
Population
 (2004)[1]
 • Total60,375
 • Density34/km2 (88/sq mi)
GeocodeSY1302

Salkhad District (Arabic: منطقة صلخد‎, romanizedmanṭiqat Ṣalḫad) is a district of the As-Suwayda Governorate in southern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of Salkhad. At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 60,375.[1]

Sub-districts[edit]

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

Subdistricts of Salkhad District
Code Name Area Population
SY130200 Salkhad nahiyah km² 24,045
SY130201 al-Qrayya nahiyah 130.56 km² 9,892
SY130202 al-Ghariyah nahiyah 86.48 km² 5,923
SY130203 Thaybin nahiyah 144.65 km² 6,900
SY130204 Malah nahiyah 972.25 km² 13,615

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "General Census of Population and Housing 2004" (PDF) (in Arabic). Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 October 2015. Also available in English: "2004 Census Data". UN OCHA. Retrieved 15 October 2015.