Al-Malikiyah

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Al-Malikiyah

المالكية
North east
North east
Nickname(s): 
ديريك
Al-Malikiyah is locatit in Syria
Al-Malikiyah
Al-Malikiyah
Location in Sirie
Coordinates: 37°10′N 42°08′E / 37.167°N 42.133°E / 37.167; 42.133
Kintra Sirie
GovrenorateAl-Hasakah Govrenorate
DestrictAl-Malikiyah Destrict
Elevation
500 m (1,640 ft)
Population
 (2008)
 • Tot18,814
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)+3
Aurie code(s)052

Al-Malikiyah (Arabic: المالكيةAl Mālikiya, Clessical Syriac: ܕܪܝܟ‎, Dêrik, Kurdish: Dayrik) is a sma Sirie ceety an the centre o an admeenistrative destrict belangin tae Al-Hasakah Govrenorate. The destrict constitutes the northeastren corner o the kintra. The Tigris river defines the mairch that separates Sirie frae Turkis an Iraqi territories. The population enjoys demographic an ethnic diversity that is characteristic o maist o Al-Hasakah Govrenorate. The toun is inhabitit bi Assiries/Syriacs, Arabs, Kurds, an Armenies.