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Sulaymaniyah Governorate

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

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Sulaymaniyah Province
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
CapitalSulaymaniyah
Area
 • Total20,143.91 km2 (7,777.61 sq mi)
Population
(2017)
 • Total2,021,175[2]
HDI (2017)0.710[3]
high
Websitewww.slemani.gov.krd

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Provincial GovernmentEdit

  • Governor: Dr. Haval Abu Bakir
  • Deputy Governor: Delawar Ahmed Majeed
  • Provincial Council Chairman (PCC): Haval Abubakir

DistrictsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Map of area of Kurdistan Region & its Governorates". www.krso.net.
  2. ^ "The map of estimated population of Kurdistan Region 2017". www.krso.net.
  3. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.
  4. ^ "The Map Of districts Of Kurdistan Region". www.krso.net.

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