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
Govrenorate Al-Hasakah Govrenorate
Destrict Al-Malikiyah Destrict
Elevation 500 m (1,640 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Tot 18,814
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Simmer (DST) +3 (UTC)
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.