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Quneitra (or al-Qunaytirah) District (Arabic: منطقة القنيطرة‎, romanizedmanṭiqat al-Qunayṭrah) is one of the two districts of the Quneitra Governorate in southern Syria. It is the northern of the two districts, with Fiq District to the south. Part of Quneitra District has been occupied by Israel since 1967, part has been in the Area of Separation of the U.N. Disengagement Observer Force Zone since 1974, and part is under Syrian control.

Quneitra District

منطقة القنيطرة
Map of Quneitra District (yellow) within Quneitra Governorate
Map of Quneitra District (yellow) within Quneitra Governorate
Coordinates (Quneitra): 33°07′32″N 35°49′26″E / 33.1256°N 35.8239°E / 33.1256; 35.8239Coordinates: 33°07′32″N 35°49′26″E / 33.1256°N 35.8239°E / 33.1256; 35.8239
Country Syria
Subdistricts4 nawāḥī
 • Total1,312.57 km2 (506.79 sq mi)
 • Total64,680
 • Density49/km2 (130/sq mi)

The administrative centre is the city of Quneitra. At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 64,680.[1]


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

Subdistricts of Quneitra District
Code Name Area Population
SY140000 Quneitra nahiyah 332.75 km² 4,318
SY140001 Jubata al-Khashab nahiyah 368.68 km² 42,980
SY140002 Khishniyah nahiyah 346.15 km² 17,382
SY140003 Mas'ade nahiyah 264.99 km² 0


  1. ^ a b c "General Census of Population and Housing 2004" (PDF) (in Arabic). Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 October 2015. Also available in English: "2004 Census Data". UN OCHA. Retrieved 15 October 2015.