Aqrah District

Aqrah District (Arabic: قضاء عقرة‎, romanizedqaḍāʾ ʿAqra; Sorani Kurdish: قەزای ئاکرێ‎, romanized: qezayê Akrê) ; Syriac: ܪܘܼܣܬܵܩܵܐ ܕܥܩܪܵܐ‎ is a district in the Nineveh Governorate in northern Iraq.[1][2] The administrative center is the city of Aqrah.

Official Districts of the Nineveh Governorate
Aqrah District

قضاء عقرة

قەزا ئاکرێ ܪܘܼܣܬܵܩܵܐ ܕܥܩܪܵܐ
Location of Aqrah in Iraq
Aqrah (Iraq)
Coordinates (Aqrah): 36°44′29″N 43°53′36″E / 36.741389°N 43.893333°ECoordinates: 36°44′29″N 43°53′36″E / 36.741389°N 43.893333°E
Country Iraq
GovernorateNineveh Governorate
Time zoneUTC+3 (AST)
Area code+964 62


The district has five sub-districts:


  1. ^ Maisel, Sebastian (2018-06-30). The Kurds: An Encyclopedia of Life, Culture, and Society. ABC-CLIO. ISBN 9781440842573.
  2. ^ Hiltermann, Joost R.; East, Human Rights Watch/Middle; Watch (Organization), Middle East; Watch (Organization), Human Rights (1994). Bureaucracy of Repression: The Iraqi Government in Its Own Words. Human Rights Watch. ISBN 9781564321275.
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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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