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Sulaymaniyah Governorate (Sorani Kurdish: پارێزگای سلێمانی‎, Arabic: محافظة السليمانية‎) or Sulaymaniyah Province is a mountainous governorate in Iraqi Kurdistan. Its capital is the city of Sulaymaniyah. Halabja Governorate was formerly the Halabja District of Sulaymaniyah, until it became a separate governorate in 2014.

Sulaymaniyah
پارێزگای سلێمانی
Sulaymaniyah Province
Governorate
Location of the  Sulaymaniyah Governorate  (red)– in Iraq  (red, beige & light grey)– in the Kurdistan Region  (red & beige)
Location of the  Sulaymaniyah Governorate  (red)

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

Sulaymaniyah Governorate within Kurdistan Region[1]
Sulaymaniyah Governorate within Kurdistan Region[1]
Coordinates: 35°31′N 45°19′E / 35.517°N 45.317°E / 35.517; 45.317Coordinates: 35°31′N 45°19′E / 35.517°N 45.317°E / 35.517; 45.317
Country  Iraq
Region  Kurdistan
Capital Sulaymaniyah
Area
 • Total 20,143.91 km2 (7,777.61 sq mi)
Population (2017)
 • Total 2,021,175[2]
Website www.slemani.gov.krd

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Provincial GovernmentEdit

  • Governor: Aso Faraidoon Ali Amin
  • Deputy Governor: Delawar Ahmed Majeed
  • Provincial Council Chairman (PCC): Haval Abubakir

DistrictsEdit

ReferencesEdit

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit