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Dohuk Governorate

Dohuk Governorate
محافظة دهوك
پارێزگای دھۆک

Dohuk Province
Governorate
Location of Dohuk Governorate
Districts and sub districts.
Districts and sub districts.
Coordinates:
Country  Iraq
Region  Kurdistan
Capital Dohuk
Area
 • Total 6,553 km2 (2,530 sq mi)
Population (2013)[1][2]
 • Total 1,356,415
Dohuk Governorate within Kurdistan Region (in 2012) according to Kurdistan Region Statistics Office web site.[3][4][5][6]
Districts of the Dohuk Governorate (in 2012) according to Kurdistan Region Statistics Office web site.[3][4][5][6]

Dohuk Governorate (Arabic: محافظة دهوك‎, Kurdish: پارێزگای دھۆک‎) is a governorate in Iraqi Kurdistan, Iraq. Its capital is the city of Dohuk. It also includes the city of Zakho, which has at various times served as a checkpoint for the border with Turkey. Prior to 1976 it was part of Nineveh Governorate, which was called Mosul Governorate. Dohuk Governorate is mainly inhabited by Kurds and Assyrians.

Contents

  • Government 1
  • Districts 2
  • Settlements 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Government

Districts

Dohuk is divided into seven Districts.

Settlements

See also

References

  1. ^
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  3. ^ a b http://www.krso.net/en/maps
  4. ^ a b http://www.krso.net/documents/78/SubDistricts%20of%20the%20Governorates%20of%20Kurdistan%20Region.jpg
  5. ^ a b http://www.krso.net/documents/38/Districts%20of%20the%20Governorates%20of%20Kurdistan%20Region.jpg
  6. ^ a b http://www.krso.net/pdf/KRG-map-english.jpg
  7. ^
  8. ^

External links

  • University of Dohuk
  • Iraq Inter-Agency Information & Analysis Unit Reports, Maps and Assessments of Iraq's Governorates from the UN Inter-Agency Information & Analysis Unit


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