Tartus District

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Tartus District
منطقة طرطوس
District
Map of Tartus District within Tartus Governorate
Map of Tartus District within Tartus Governorate
Coordinates (Tartus): 34°53′N 35°53′E / 34.88°N 35.88°E / 34.88; 35.88Coordinates: 34°53′N 35°53′E / 34.88°N 35.88°E / 34.88; 35.88
Country  Syria
Governorate Tartus
Seat Tartus
Subdistricts 7 nawāḥī
Area
 • Total 536.71 km2 (207.22 sq mi)
Population (2004)[1]
 • Total 283,571
 • Density 530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Geocode SY1000

Tartus District (Arabic: منطقة طرطوس‎, translit. manṭiqat Ṭarṭūs‎) is a district of the Tartus Governorate in northwestern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of Tartus. At the 2014 census, the district had a population of 283,571.[1]

Sub-districts[edit]

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

  • Tartus Nahiyah (ناحية طرطوس): population 162,980.[2]
  • Arwad Nahiyah (ناحية أرواد): population 4,403.[3]
  • Al-Hamidiyah Nahiyah (ناحية الحميدية): population 20,309.[4]
  • Khirbet al-Maazah Nahiyah (ناحية خربة المعزة): population 22,897.[5]
  • Al-Sawda Nahiyah (ناحية السودا): population 32,295.[6]
  • Al-Karimah Nahiyah (ناحية الكريمة): population 17,271.[7]
  • Al-Safsafah Nahiyah (ناحية صفصافة): population 23,416.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "2004 Census Data". UN OCHA. Retrieved 15 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Tartus nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-07-01. 
  3. ^ "Arwad nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-07-01. 
  4. ^ "Al-Hamidiyah nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-07-01. 
  5. ^ "Khirbet al-Ma'zah nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-07-01. 
  6. ^ "Al-Sauda nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-07-01. 
  7. ^ "Al-Karimah nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-07-01. 
  8. ^ "Safsafeh nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-07-01.