Sulaymaniyah Governorate

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Sulaymaniyah Governorate
Kurdish: پارێزگای سلێمانی
Arabic: محافظة السليمانية
Location of the Sulaymaniyah Governorate (red) – in Iraq (red, beige & light grey) – in the Kurdistan Region  (red & beige)
Location of the Sulaymaniyah Governorate (red)

– in Iraq (red, beige & light grey)
– in the Kurdistan Region  (red & beige)

Sulaymaniyah Governorate within the Kurdistan Region[1]
Sulaymaniyah Governorate within the Kurdistan Region[1]
Coordinates: 35°31′N 45°19′E / 35.517°N 45.317°E / 35.517; 45.317Coordinates: 35°31′N 45°19′E / 35.517°N 45.317°E / 35.517; 45.317
Country Iraq
Autonomous region Kurdistan Region
CapitalSulaymaniyah
Area
 • Total20,143.91 km2 (7,777.61 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total2,250,000
HDI (2018)0.706[2]
high · 2nd of 17
Websitewww.slemani.gov.krd Edit this at Wikidata

Sulaymaniyah Governorate (Kurdish: پارێزگای سلێمانی ,Parêzgeha Silêmaniyê‎,[3][4] Arabic: محافظة السليمانية‎) or Sulaymaniyah Province is a mountainous governorate in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Its largest city is Sulaymaniyah. Halabja Governorate was formerly the Halabja District of Sulaymaniyah, until it became a separate governorate in 2014.

Provincial Government[edit]

  • Governor: Dr. Haval Abubakir
  • Deputy Governor: Ahmed Ali Ahmed
  • Provincial Council Chairman (PCC): Azad Mohammad Amin

Districts[edit]

Districts of the Sulaymaniyah Governorate[5]
District Sub-districts[citation needed] Capital
Chamchamal Shwan Chamchamal
Aghjalar
Takiya
Sangaw
Qadirkaram
Darbandokeh not determined Darbandikhan
Dokan Surdash Dokan
Chinaran
Bingrd
Khidran
Piramagrun
Kalar Kalar Kalar
Pebaz
Tilako
Khanaqin (northern part only; mostly disputed) not determined Maydan
Kifri (mostly disputed) not determined Kifri
Mawat Mawat
Penjwen Garmik Penjwen
Nalparez
Pshdar Hero Qaladiza
Nawdasht
Halsho
Zharawa
Esewa
Qaradagh Qaradagh
Ranya Chwarqurna Ranya
Betwata
Hajiyawa
Sarkapkan
Saidsadiq Siruchik Said Sadiq
Barzinja
Sharazur Zarayan
Sharbazher Zalan Sharbazher
Zhazhla
Siwayil
Sitak
Gapilon
Sulaymaniyah Bazyan Sulaymaniyah
Tanjaro
Bakrajo

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Map of area of Kurdistan Region & its Governorates". www.krso.net.
  2. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.
  3. ^ "Li sînorê parêzgeha Silêmaniyê gule li du binkeyên hikûmetê hatin berdan" (in Kurdish). Retrieved 21 December 2019.
  4. ^ "پارێزگای سلێمانی". slemani.gov.krd (in Kurdish). Retrieved 21 December 2019.
  5. ^ "The Map Of districts Of Iraqi Kurdistan Region". www.krso.net.

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