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Dohuk Governorate (Kurdish: پارێزگای دھۆک‎, Syriac: ܗܘܦܲܪܟܝܵܐ ܕܕܸܗܘܟ‎ , Arabic: محافظة دهوك‎ Muḥāfaẓat Dahūk) is a governorate in Iraqi Kurdistan. Its capital is the city of Dohuk. It includes Zakho, the city that meets Ibrahim Khalil border between Turkey and Iraqi Kurdistan. It borders the Al-Hasakah Governorate of Syria.Prior to 1976 it was part of Nineveh Governorate, which was called Mosul Governorate. Dohuk Governorate is mainly inhabited by Kurds and Assyrians, with a small number of Yazidis and Armenians. The estimated population in 2017 was 1,011,585.[3]

Dohuk Governorate

محافظة دهوك
پارێزگای دھۆک
ܗܘܦܲܪܟܝܵܐ ܕܕܸܗܘܟ

Dohuk Province
Governorate
Skyline of Dohuk Governorate
Location of the Dohuk Governorate (red) – in Iraq (red, beige & light grey) – in the Kurdistan Region  (red & beige)
Location of the Dohuk Governorate (red)

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

Dohuk Governorate within Kurdistan Region[1]
Dohuk Governorate within Kurdistan Region[1]
Coordinates: 37°3′N 43°9′E / 37.050°N 43.150°E / 37.050; 43.150Coordinates: 37°3′N 43°9′E / 37.050°N 43.150°E / 37.050; 43.150
Country Iraq
Region Kurdistan
CapitalDohuk
Government
 • GovernorFarhad Atrushi
Area
 • Total10,955.91 km2 (4,230.10 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total1,011,585
HDI (2017)0.679[2]
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GovernmentEdit

DistrictsEdit

 
Districts of the Dohuk Governorate[6]

Dohuk Governorate is divided into seven districts, four of which are officially part of Kurdistan Region, while three others are under de facto control of the Kurdistan Regional Government:

Villages and townsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Map of area of Kurdistan Region & its Governorates". Kurdistan Region Statistics Office, Kurdistan Regional Government.
  2. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.
  3. ^ "The map of estimated population of Kurdistan Region 2017". Kurdistan Region Statistics Office, Kurdistan Regional Government. 2017.
  4. ^ "Human Rights Report 1 January – 31 March 2007" (PDF). UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) بعثة الأمم المتحدة. 1 لتقديم المساعدة للعراق. 25 April 2007. Retrieved 2015-09-06.
  5. ^ "Assyrian Elected as Deputy Governor of Dohuk". Zinda Magazine. 11 (17). 6 April 2005. Retrieved 13 August 2016.
  6. ^ "The map of Districts of Kurdistan Region". Kurdistan Region Statistics Office, Kurdistan Regional Government.