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Governorates and districts of Iraq

Iraq's 19 governorates are subdivided into 120 districts (kaza). The district usually bears the same name as the district capital.

The districts are listed below, by governorate (with capital in parentheses):


Anbar GovernorateEdit

Muthanna GovernorateEdit

Qadisiyyah GovernorateEdit

Babil GovernorateEdit

Baghdad GovernorateEdit

Basra GovernorateEdit

Dhi Qar GovernorateEdit

Diyala GovernorateEdit

Karbala GovernorateEdit

Kirkuk GovernorateEdit

Maysan GovernorateEdit

Najaf GovernorateEdit

Nineveh GovernorateEdit

Saladin GovernorateEdit

Wasit GovernorateEdit

Kurdistan RegionEdit

Dohuk GovernorateEdit

Dohuk Governorate is part of Iraqi Kurdistan.

Erbil GovernorateEdit

Erbil Governorate is part of Iraqi Kurdistan, while the status of the southern Makhmur District is contested.

Halabja GovernorateEdit

Halabja Governorate is part of Iraqi Kurdistan.

Sulaymaniyah GovernorateEdit

Sulaymaniyah Governorate is part of Iraqi Kurdistan.

See alsoEdit