Najaf Province

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Najaf Province
النجف
Najaf Govrenorate
Province
Coordinates: 31°7′N 43°48′E / 31.117°N 43.800°E / 31.117; 43.800
Kintra  Iraq
Caipital Najaf
Area
 • Total 28,824 km2 (11,129 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 930,000

Najaf Province (Arabic: النجفAn Najaf), is a province in Iraq. The caipital is the ceety o Najaf. The ither major ceety is Kufa. Baith ceeties are holy tae Shi'ah Muslims, who form the majority o the population. Prior tae 1976 it wis pairt o the Diwaniya Province, which an aa includit present day Al Muthanna Province an Al-Qadisiyyah Province.

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