Sanaa Governorate

Sanaa or Sanaʽa (Arabic: صَنْعَاء Ṣanʿāʾ) is a governorate of Yemen. Its capital is Sanaa, which is also the national capital. However, the city of Sanaa is not part of the governorate but instead forms the separate governorate of Amanat Al-Asemah. The Governorate covers an area of 13,850 km2 (5,350 sq mi). As of 2004, the population was 2,918,379 inhabitants. Within this place is Jabal An-Nabi Shu'ayb or Jabal Hadhur,[3][4][5] the highest mountain in the nation and the Arabian Peninsula.[6][7]

Sanaa
صَنْعَاء
Governorate
Jabal Nuqm or Jabal Nuqum in the area of Sanaa. Local legend has it that after the death of Noah, his son Shem built the city at the base of this mountain.[1]
Jabal Nuqm or Jabal Nuqum in the area of Sanaa. Local legend has it that after the death of Noah, his son Shem built the city at the base of this mountain.[1]
Sana'a in Yemen.svg
Coordinates: Coordinates: 15°21′N 44°12′E / 15.350°N 44.200°E / 15.350; 44.200
CountryYemen
SeatSanaa
Government
 • GovernorAbdul Qawi Sharif (pro-Hadi Government)
Area
 • Total15,052 km2 (5,812 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total2,409,000
 • Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)

DistrictsEdit

Sanaa Governorate is divided into the following 16 districts. These districts are further divided into sub-districts, and then further subdivided into villages:

NorthernEdit

WesternEdit

EasternEdit

Populated placesEdit

  • Ad Da'ir
  • Ad Dabbat
  • Ad Dabr
  • Ad Dahrah
  • Ad Dar Al Bayda'
  • Ad Dayʽah
  • Ad Dilʽ
  • Ad Dummam
  • Ad Durub
  • Ad-Dafa
  • ʽAdar
  • ʽAfish
  • Al ʽAbbasi
  • Al ʽArashi
  • Al ʽArid, Yemen
  • Al ʽArif
  • Al ʽArus
  • Al ʽAtm
  • Al ʽIdiz
  • Al ʽIrrah
  • Al ʽUlliyah
  • Al ʽUrr
  • Al ʽUruq
  • Al Abraq, Yemen
  • Al Aljam
  • Al Aysar
  • Al Barar
  • Al Bashawil
  • Al Baslan
  • Al Fisirah
  • Al Ghalil
  • Al Ghiras
  • Al Hajjarah
  • Al Hajz
  • Al Hanajir
  • Al Hanakah
  • Al Harajah
  • Al harf
  • Al Harrah, Yemen
  • Al Hashishiyah
  • Al Hatab
  • Al Hatabah
  • Al Hatarish
  • Al Hawiri
  • Al Hayfah
  • Al Hijlah
  • Al-Hijrah
  • Al-Husayn, Yemen
  • Al-Jaʽadib
  • Al-Ja'If
  • Al-Jaʽr
  • Al-Jaby
  • Al-Jahili
  • Al-Jahiliyah, Sanaʽa
  • Al-Jalb
  • Al-Janadib
  • Al-Jannat
  • Al-Jarda'
  • Al-Jayrif
  • Al-Jiraf
  • Al-Jirah
  • Al-Jirmah
  • Al-Jirwah
  • Al-Jurn
  • Al-Kawlah
  • Al-Khamis
  • Al-Kharabah, Sanaʽa
  • Al-Kharibah
  • Al-Kharifi
  • Al-Khasamah
  • Al-Khirah
  • Al-Lakamah
  • Al-Lijam
  • Al-Lumi
  • Al-Maʽinah
  • Al-Ma'Khadh
  • Al-Ma'Mar
  • Al-Maʽshur
  • Al-Maʽyanah
  • Al-Madawir
  • Al-Madlaʽah
  • Al-Magharib
  • Al-Mahadhi
  • Al-Mahajir
  • Al-Mahaqirah
  • Al-Mahattah
  • Al-Makarib
  • Al-Manar, Sanaʽa
  • Al-Mantar
  • Al-Maqtuʽ
  • Al-Marahidah
  • Al-Marasib
  • Al-Marzamah
  • Al-Masajid, Sanaʽa
  • Al-Masinah
  • Al-Masnaʽah
  • Al-Matrat
  • Al-Mawqaʽ
  • Al-Mayqaʽ
  • Al-Miʽzab
  • Al-Miqash
  • Al-Miqyadah
  • Al-Mishraf
  • Al-Munaqqab
  • Al-Qadam
  • Al-Qadhaf
  • Al-Qalis
  • Al-Qarah, Sanaʽa
  • Al-Qasim, Sanaʽa
  • Al-Qasr
  • Al-Qirran
  • Al-Qufl, Sanaʽa
  • Al-Qulad
  • Al-Qurayshi
  • Al-Waqf, Yemen
  • Al-Watan, Sanaʽa
  • Al-Yaʽabir
  • Al-Yaʽar
  • ʽAlman
  • ʽAmad
  • ʽAmaqah
  • ʽAmbaq
  • ʽAmd
  • Amrash
  • ‘Amri
  • An Nabat
  • An Najd
  • Anib
  • ʽAqlar
  • Ar Rabam
  • Ar Rahabah
  • Ar Ramad
  • Ar Rawdah, Sanaʽa
  • Ar Rawnah
  • Ar Rihabi
  • ʽAraqah
  • ʽArjaz
  • ʽArtam
  • Artil
  • As Salahi
  • As Salul
  • As Sawadayn
  • As Sirr, Yemen
  • As Sudah
  • As Sunnatayn
  • Asal, Yemen
  • Ash Sharaf, Sanaʽa
  • Ash Shiʽb al-Aswad
  • Ash Shutbah
  • ʽAshib
  • ʽAsr
  • At Tawilah
  • ʽAttan
  • ʽAwmarah
  • Az Zaby
  • Az Zafir
  • Az Zahrah
  • Az Zurah
  • Baʽadan
  • Bahkah
  • Bahlul, Yemen
  • Bahman, Yemen
  • Bakar, Yemen
  • Balsanah
  • Bani ʽAbbad
  • Bani ʽAbd
  • Bani ʽAsim
  • Bani ʽId
  • Bani ʽUtban
  • Bani Az Zubayr
  • Bani Dahman
  • Bani Dawud
  • Bani Dud
  • Bani Hawat
  • Bani Humi
  • Bani Jawbah
  • Bani Malik
  • Bani Mansur
  • Bani Marih
  • Bani Maymun
  • Bani Murrah
  • Bani Nukayʽ
  • Bani Qutran
  • Bani Sabʽah
  • Bani Shaddad
  • Bani Shubati
  • Bani Sulayman
  • Bani Sulih
  • Bani Za'Id
  • Bani Ziyad
  • Barhan
  • Baril, Yemen
  • Barran, Yemen
  • Bawʽan
  • Bayn ʽAmir
  • Bayt Ad Dayl
  • Bayt Adh Dhafif
  • Bayt Adh Dhi'B
  • Bayt ʽAdhran
  • Bayt al-ʽAli
  • Bayt al-ʽAnsi
  • Bayt al-Bihar
  • Bayt al-Ghawi
  • Bayt al-Hamra'
  • Bayt al-Hamudi
  • Bayt al-Haqr
  • Bayt al-Harithi
  • Bayt al-Hawiri
  • Bayt al-Hindawana
  • Bayt al-Huwayt
  • Bayt al-Jiddi
  • Bayt al-Mifdal
  • Bayt al-Mudʽi
  • Bayt al-Mushriqi
  • Bayt al-Qadi
  • Bayt al-Qamus
  • Bayt al-Qunayyah
  • Bayt al-Wishah
  • Bayt al-Yatim
  • Bayt al-Yisri
  • Bayt ʽAmir
  • Bayt an-Naʽam
  • Bayt An Nukhayf
  • Bayt ar-Rubuʽi
  • Bayt Ar Rumaym
  • Bayt Arhab
  • Bayt As Suwaydi
  • Bayt Az Zafiq
  • Bayt Az Zaydah
  • Bayt Az Zubdani
  • Bayt Az Zuwar
  • Bayt Baws
  • Bayt Bi'R Zanir
  • Bayt Daʽir
  • Bayt Dahrah
  • Bayt Fashid
  • Bayt Ghadir
  • Bayt Ghawbar
  • Bayt Habis
  • Bayt Hadir
  • Bayt Hanbas
  • Bayt Hirash
  • Bayt ʽIsa
  • Bayt Juhays
  • Bayt Jurayd
  • Bayt Kahin
  • Bayt Katmasar
  • Bayt Khulaqah
  • Bayt Mahdam
  • Bayt Mahfad
  • Bayt Majraz
  • Bayt Marran
  • Bayt Miʽyad
  • Bayt Naʽamah
  • Bayt Naʽim
  • Bayt Qatir
  • Bayt Radm
  • Bayt Rijal
  • Bayt Saʽd
  • Bayt Shaban
  • Bayt Shimran
  • Bayt Shubayl
  • Bayt Suwa
  • Bayt Umm Jalli
  • Bayt ʽUqab
  • Bayt Zabadan
  • Bi'R al-Hudhayl
  • Bid Bida
  • Daʽan
  • Fatihat
  • Ghabir
  • Ghadran
  • Ghayman
  • Ghulah Dhayfan
  • Ghurabah
  • Hababah
  • Habas, Yemen
  • Haddah
  • Hadir, Yemen
  • Hadrami, Sanaʽa
  • Hadran, Yemen
  • Hadur
  • Hafat Idris
  • Hafid, Yemen
  • Hajana
  • Hajar Saʽid
  • Hakam, Yemen
  • Halhal
  • Hallah, Yemen
  • Hamdani, Yemen
  • Hamidah
  • Hammar
  • Hanadan, Yemen
  • Harran, Yemen
  • Haz, Yemen
  • Hijrat al-Kibs
  • Husn Mashmal
  • Hutaib
  • Ibn Hajib
  • ʽIlaf
  • ʽIman
  • ʽInad
  • ʽIyal Musa
  • Ja'If Hamdan
  • Jaʽlal
  • Jabal ʽUras
  • Jabal al-Mururah
  • Jadar, Yemen
  • Jawb
  • Jidr al-Aʽla
  • Jidr al-Asfal
  • Jihanah
  • Jiharine
  • Jirban
  • Kabar, Yemen
  • Karin, Yemen
  • Khadarah
  • Khalaqah
  • Khamar
  • Kharab As Sanaf
  • Khiwan
  • Kushar
  • Lakamat al-Kuruf
  • Lakamat al-Miʽqab
  • Luluwah
  • Madam, Yemen
  • Madarah
  • Madhbah
  • Madhbal
  • Madid
  • Madinat Khayan
  • Madwal
  • Mafhaq
  • Mahajil
  • Mahall Rayd
  • Mahaqra
  • Mahwa Aser
  • Mahwash, Yemen
  • Malikah, Yemen
  • Manakhah
  • Manwar
  • Masʽud
  • Masaarde
  • Masham, Yemen
  • Masur, Yemen
  • Masyab
  • Matnah
  • Matwah
  • Mawsanah
  • Melaba
  • Mughrabi, Yemen
  • Naʽat, Yemen
  • Najr
  • Naqi al-Fardah
  • Naqil Yaslah
  • Nuʽḍ
  • Numayr, Sanaʽa
  • Nusayl Zirajah
  • Qahazah
  • Qamlan
  • Qarat Bani Suwar
  • Qaratil
  • Qarin, Yemen
  • Qarn Hashim
  • Qaryat al-Musalli
  • Qaryat al-Qabil
  • Qaryat al-ʽUrrah as-Sufla
  • Qaryat ʽAsr al-Asfal
  • Qataʽ
  • Quflat ʽUdhr
  • Qusayr, Yemen
  • Radman, Yemen
  • Rahabah
  • Raju, Yemen
  • Rakab
  • Rayʽan
  • Raymah
  • Rayshan
  • Rayshan Bani Matar
  • Riham
  • Rohm As Sufla
  • Ruhayqah
  • Ruhm al-ʽUlya
  • Ruhm As Sufla
  • Ruhub
  • Safia, Yemen
  • Samaʽ
  • Sanaʽa
  • Sanaf
  • Sanhan, Yemen
  • Sarf
  • Sawad, Yemen
  • Saʽwan
  • Sayh, Yemen
  • Sayyan
  • Shamlan, Yemen
  • Sharaf, Yemen
  • Shararah
  • Shatbi
  • Shaybirah
  • Sinaf
  • Sinan, Yemen
  • Sinwan
  • Sirwan, Yemen
  • Suʽut
  • Subar
  • Sudan, Yemen
  • Sudum
  • Sumayr
  • Suq al-Jumʽah
  • Suq As Sabt
  • Suq Bayt Naʽam
  • Suq Buʽan
  • Suryan
  • Thalsa'
  • Tubr
  • Tuzan
  • ʽUruq
  • ʽUwayrah
  • Waʽla
  • Waʽlan
  • Wadi al-Bi'R
  • Wadi al-Jar
  • Wadi Har
  • Waqash
  • Wasit, Sanaʽa
  • Wasl
  • Yashiʽ
  • Zijān

ReferencesEdit

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