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Latakia District (Arabic: منطقة اللاذقية‎, romanizedmanṭiqat al-Lādhiqīyah) is a district of the Latakia Governorate in northwestern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of Latakia. At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 526,888.[1]

Latakia District

منطقة اللاذقية
Map of Latakia District within Latakia Governorate
Map of Latakia District within Latakia Governorate
Coordinates (Latakia): 35°32′N 35°47′E / 35.53°N 35.78°E / 35.53; 35.78Coordinates: 35°32′N 35°47′E / 35.53°N 35.78°E / 35.53; 35.78
Country Syria
GovernorateLatakia
SeatLatakia
Subdistricts7 nawāḥī
Area
 • Total971.61 km2 (375.14 sq mi)
Population
 (2004)[1]
 • Total526,888
 • Density540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
GeocodeSY0600

Agriculture has remained the most important economic sector in the province, with citrus fruits, apples, and olives being the main cash crops. Tourism mostly from the Persian Gulf States is also a major source of income for the inhabitants during the summer season.

Sub-districtsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "2004 Census Data". UN OCHA. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Latakia nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Archived from the original on 2013-03-17. Retrieved 2012-06-20.
  3. ^ "Bahluliyeh nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-06-20.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Rabi'a nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Archived from the original on 2012-12-09. Retrieved 2012-06-20.
  5. ^ "Ayn al-Bayda nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Archived from the original on 2012-12-04. Retrieved 2012-06-20.
  6. ^ "Qastal Ma'af nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Archived from the original on 2013-01-12. Retrieved 2012-06-20.
  7. ^ "Kesab nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Archived from the original on 2013-01-12. Retrieved 2012-06-20.
  8. ^ "Hanadi nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Archived from the original on 2012-12-20. Retrieved 2012-06-20.