Amadiya District

Amadiya District (Kurdish: قەزای ئامێدی, Amêdî, Arabic: قضاء العمادية‎, romanizedqaḍāʾ al-Emadiyah ; Syriac: ܪܘܼܣܬܵܩܵܐ ܕܥܲܡܵܕܝܵܐ‎, romanizedrûstāqā d-Emadiyah)) is a district in northern central Dohuk Governorate within Iraqi Kurdistan. Administrative center is the city of Amadiya.

Amadiya District, Amêdî, قەزای ئامێدی

قضاء العمادية

ܪܘ݂ܣܬܵܩܵܐ ܕܥܲܡܵܕܝܵܐ
Dihok governorate 2012
Location of Amadiya in Iraqi Kurdistan
Coordinates (Amadiya): 37°05′33″N 43°29′14″E / 37.09250°N 43.48722°ECoordinates: 37°05′33″N 43°29′14″E / 37.09250°N 43.48722°E
Country Iraq
Region Iraqi Kurdistan
Time zoneUTC+3 (AST)
Area code+964 62


The district has four sub-districts:


173606 The picturesque village of Amedye, Iraq in 2009

The town and capital of the district, Amadiya.


Citadel of Al Amadiya.


30% being Assyrian and 70% being Kurds as of 2012.

Dihok governorate 2012
Districts of Dohuk Governorate
(as of 2012)
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The population of Amara District is currently around 1,250,000 people.

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511,542 and is the 7th largest city in Iraq by population.

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Ain Nuni village slideshow from Remon Haidow taken from YouTube under Creative Commons Attribution licence (reuse allowed).

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Districts of Iraq and their capitals
al-Anbar Governorate
Babil Governorate
Baghdad Governorate
Basra Governorate
Dhi Qar Governorate
Diyala Governorate
Dohuk Governorate
Erbil Governorate
Halabja Governorate
Karbala Governorate
Kirkuk Governorate
Maysan Governorate
Muthanna Governorate
Najaf Governorate
Nineveh Governorate
al-Qādisiyyah Governorate
Saladin Governorate
Sulaymaniyah Governorate
Wasit Governorate


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