Aleppo Govrenorate

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Aleppo Govrenorate
مُحافظة حلب
Map o Sirie wi Aleppo heichlichtit
Coordinates (Aleppo): 36°12′N 37°36′E / 36.2°N 37.6°E / 36.2; 37.6
Kintra Banner o Sirie Sirie
Caipital Aleppo
Manatiq (Destricts) 11
 • Govrenor Mowaffaq Khallouf
 • Total 18,482 km2 (7,136 sq mi)
Population (2010 estimate)
 • Total 4,744,000
 • Density 260/km2 (660/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
ISO 3166 code SY-HL
Main leid(s) Arabic
Website Aleppo Govrenorate

Aleppo Govrenorate (Arabic: محافظة حلب[muˈħæːfazˤat ˈħælæb]) is ane o the fowerteen govrenorates o Sirie. It is the maist populous govrenorate in Sirie wi a population o mair than 4,507,000 (2009 estimate),[1] amaist 23% o the total population o Sirie. The governorate is the fift in aurie wi an aurie o 18,482 km²,[2] aboot 10% o the total aurie o Sirie. The caipital is the ceety o Aleppo. The govrenorate is representit bi 52 deputies in the parliament (oot o 250), o whom 20 come frae the ceety o Aleppo. The govrenor syne 2009 is Ahmad Ali Mansoura.

Thegither wi the Idlib Govrenorate (an the disputit Sanjak o Alexandretta), the Govrenorate o Aleppo mak up the Northren Region o Sirie. Historically, the Northren Region wis the maist fertile an the maist densely populatit in Sirie; this explains why the Govrenorate o Aleppo haes bi far the lairgest number o touns (32 touns), veelages (1430 veelages), an ferms (1424 farms) in Sirie (compare tae 28 touns, 190 veelages, an 82 ferms in the Rif Dimashq Govrenorate). It an aa explains why the Northren Region haes a muckle lairger number o airchaeological steids an remains than elsewhaur in Sirie.[3]

Ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Aleppo ceety hall, the seat o the govrenorate an the municipality

The lairgest ceeties in Aleppo Govrenorate are:

Ceety Population
Aleppo 2,700,000
Bāb 145,000
Safīrah 107,000
ʻIfrīn 80,000
Manbij 72,000
Aʻzāz 64,000
ʻAyn al-ʻArab 55,000
Jarābulus 26,000

Destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

The govrenorate haes 10 destricts (Mintaqa's) in 2011:[4]

The destricts are dividit intae 42 sub-destricts (Nāḥiyas).

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