Ranya District

Ranya District (رانیه; Ra:nya) is located in Sulaymaniyah Governorate, Iraqi Kurdistan, Iraq. Its capital is Ranya.[1] The district has a population of 200,826.[2] The district includes three towns, Çiwarqurne, Bêtwate and Hacî awa, and is the centre of the Bîtwên and Raperîn area. The region of Ranya has been inhabited since ancient times and is rich in archaeologic sites such as Tell Shemshara, Tell Bazmusian, Girdedême, Kameryan and Boskin hills and Ranya castle. Its history as a district dates from the Ottoman Empire period in (1789) when the first district commissioner was appointed. The main tribes in Ranya are the Jaff, Bilbas, Ako and Shawri. Agriculturally, the area is well known for its fertile soil. The principle crops are sunflowers, tobacco, rice, wheat and barley.

Ranya
District
Districts of the Sulaymaniyah Governorate
Districts of the Sulaymaniyah Governorate
Coordinates: 35°33′0″N 45°26′0″E / 35.55000°N 45.43333°ECoordinates: 35°33′0″N 45°26′0″E / 35.55000°N 45.43333°E
Country Iraq
Autonomous region Kurdistan
GovernorateSulaymaniyah
Established1942
Elevation
2,895 ft (882 m)
Population
 (2007)
 • Total200,826 (district)
LanguageKurdish

References

  1. ^ The map of estimated population of Sulaimany governorate in districts level -2015, Kurdistan Region Statistics Office. Retrieved 25 October 2017.
  2. ^ Inter-Agency Information and Analysis Unit : Sulaymaniyah Governorate Profile : July 2009 Archived 2011-10-07 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 6 July 2010
Al-Chibayish District

Al-Chibayish District is a district of the Dhi Qar Governorate, Iraq, located to the east of Nasiriyah and northwest of Basra Governorate. The district capital is Al-Chibayish. The district's geography is dominated by the Hammar Marshes, a subset of the Mesopotamian Marshes, and by the Euphrates River that feeds the marshes.

Al-Kahla District

Al-Kahla District is a district of the Maysan Governorate, Iraq.

Al-Mada'in District

Al-Mada'in District is a district of the Baghdad Governorate, Iraq. It includes the city of Salman Pak, which incorporates the ancient ruins of Al-Mada'in, and the oldest freestanding mud brick arch in the world. Other metropolitan areas include Jisr Dyala, an urban district that borders the Baghdad city district of (???), the northern village of Nahrawahn with its major brickworks, and the central village of Wahedah that sits astride the Basrah Highway into Wasit Province.

Al-Maimouna District

Al-Maimouna District is a district of the Maysan Governorate, Iraq.

Al-Mejar Al-Kabi District

Al-Mejar Al-Kabi District is a district of the Maysan Governorate, Iraq. Its seat is the town of Majar al-Kabir.

Al-Rumaitha District

Al-Rumaitha District is a district of the Al Muthanna Governorate, Iraq.

Al-Samawa District

Al-Samawa District is a district of the Al Muthanna Governorate, Iraq.

Al-Shatrah District

Al-Shatra District is a district of the Dhi Qar Governorate, Iraq.

Al-Suwaira District

Al-Suwaira District (Arabic: قضاء الصويرة‎, romanized: Kaza Al-Suwaira) is part of the Wasit Governorate in eastern Iraq and is about 35 km south-east of Baghdad. The Tigris runs through it. Famous for its fruit and palm orchards, its seat is the city of Al-Suwaira.

Shaykh Mazhar Air Base is roughly 13 km west of the city of Al-Suwaira.

Al-Tarmia District

Al Tarmia District is a district of the Baghdad Governorate, Iraq.

Ali Al-Gharbi District

Ali Al-Gharbi is a district of the Maysan Governorate, Iraq.

Amara District

Amara District (Arabic: حي عمارة) is a district of the Maysan Governorate, Iraq.

The population of Amara District is currently around 1,250,000 people.

Amarah is located inside of Amara District and is the capital and largest city of the Maysan Governorate. The population of the city is

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

Daquq District

Daquq District (Arabic: قضاء داقوق‎, romanized: qaḍāʾ Daquq) is a district in eastern Kirkuk Governorate, northern Iraq. Administrative center is the city of Daquq.

Haditha District

Haditha is a district in Al Anbar Governorate, Iraq. It is centred on the city of Haditha.

Hashimiya District

Hashimiya District is a district of the Babil Governorate, Iraq. The seat of the district is Al Hashimiyah.

Mosul District

Mosul District (Arabic: الموصل‎, Syriac: ܢܝܢܘܐ‎, Kurdish: Mûsil‎) is a district in Nineveh Governorate, Iraq. Its administrative center is the city of Mosul. Other settlements include Al-Qayyarah, Al-Shurah, Hamam al-Alil, Al-Mahlaah, and Hamidat. The district is predominantly Sunni Arab, with minorities of Kurds, Assyrians, and Turkmen located in Mosul city.

Rawah District

Rawah is a district in Al Anbar Governorate, Iraq. Its capital is the city of Rawah.

Tel Afar District

Tel Afar District (Turkish: Telafer) is a district in Nineveh Governorate, Iraq. Its administrative center is the city of Tal Afar. Other towns include Rabia, Zummar, and al-Ayadia. It has a mixed population of Iraqi Turkmens and Arabs.

Tooz District

Tooz District is a district in the north-eastern part of Saladin Governorate, Iraq. Its main settlement is the city of Tuz Khurmatu. Other towns include Sulaiman Bek, Yankjah, and Amirli.

Districts
Former districts
Populated places

Languages

This page is based on a Wikipedia article written by authors (here).
Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license; additional terms may apply.
Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses.