Tel Afar District

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Tel Afar District
Turkish: Telafer
Tel Afar (orange) in Ninawa governorate
Tel Afar (orange) in Ninawa governorate
Country  Iraq
Governorate Ninawa
Seat Tel Afar
 • Total 4,453 km2 (1,719 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 300,878
Time zone AST (UTC+3)

Tel Afar District (Turkish: Telafer) is a district in Ninawa Governorate, Iraq. Its administrative center is the city of Tel Afar. Other towns include Rabia, Zummar, and Al-Ayadia. It has a mixed population of Iraqı Turkmens and Arabs