Kirkuk Province

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Kirkuk Province
كركوك محافظة
Kirkuk Govrenorate
Province
Coordinates: 35°22′N 44°8′E / 35.367°N 44.133°E / 35.367; 44.133
Kintra Banner o Iraq Iraq
Caipital Kirkuk
Area
 • Total 9,679 km2 (3,737 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 848,000

Kirkuk Province (Arabic: كركوك Karkūk‎, Kurdish: Kerkûk, Syriac: ܟܪܟ ܣܠܘܟ Karẖa Sloẖ, Turkis: Kerkük) is a province in northren Iraq. The province haes an aurie o 9,679 square kilometres (3,737 sq mi). In 2003 the estimatit population wis 848,000 fowk. The provincial caipital is the ceety o Kirkuk. It is dividit intae fower destricts.

Frae 1976 tae 2006, it wis namit At-Ta'mim Province which means "Naitional Province" an refers tae the naitional awnership o the regional ile an natural gas reserves. Prior tae 1976 it haed been namit Kirkuk Province.

Provincial Govrenment[eedit | eedit soorce]

Destricts o Kirkuk Province

Destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

Destrict Total Population 2003
Dibbis 34,254
Daquq 40,237
Al-Hawiga 151,267
Kirkuk 622,249

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

1957 Census results for Kirkuk Province[1]
Mither tounge Kirkuk Ceety Rest o Kirkuk Province Total Percentage o total population
Arabic 27,127 82,493 109,620 28.2%
Kurdish 40,047 147,546 187,593 48.2%
Turkis 45,306 38,065 83,371 21.4%
Syriac 1,509 96 1,605 0.4%
Ebreu 101 22 123 0.03
Ither 6,330 215 6,545 1.77%
Total 120,402 268,437 388,829 100%

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Anderson, Liam D.; Stansfield, Gareth R. V. (2009), Crisis in Kirkuk: The Ethnopolitics of Conflict and Compromise, University of Pennsylvania Press, p. 43, ISBN 0812241762 

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