Rif Dimashq Govrenorate

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Rif Dimashq Govrenorate
مُحافظة ريف دمشق
Govrenorate
Map o Sirie wi Rif-dimashq heichlichtit
Coordinates (Damascus): 33°30′N 37°00′E / 33.5°N 37°E / 33.5; 37
Kintra Banner o Sirie Sirie
Caipital n/a
Manatiq (Destricts) 10
Area
 • Total 18,032 km2 (6,962 sq mi)
Population (2004 census)
 • Total 2,273,074
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
ISO 3166 code SY-RD
Main leid(s) Arabic

Rif Dimashq Govrenorate (Arabic: ريف دمشق‎, meanin "Damascus kintraside") is ane o the 14 govrenorates o Sirie. It is situatit in the soothwastren pairt o the kintra. It borders the govrenorates o Quneitra, Daraa an As-Suwayda in the soothwast, Homs in the north, Lebanon in the wast an Jordan in the sooth. The govrenorate completely surroonds the govrenorate o Damascus, which is an aa considered a caipital o Rif Dimashq. It haes an aurie o 17,654 km² an a population o 2,487,000 (2007 estimate).

Destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

Template:Rif Dimashq Labelled Map The govrenorate is dividit intae 10 destricts (manatiq):

The Destricts o Rif Dimashq Govrenorate
Destricts Population
(Census 2004)
Markaz Rif Dimashq 837,804
Duma 433,719
Al-Qutayfah 119,283
Al-Tall 115,937
Yabrud 48,370
Al-Nabk 80,001
Zabadani 105,342
Qatana 207,245
Darayya 260,961
Qudsaya 64,412
Total Govrenorate 2,273,074

These are further dividit intae 36 sub-destricts (nawahi).

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