Baghdad Province

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Baghdad Govrenorate

محافظة بغداد

Baghdad Province
Baghdad Govrenorate
Baghdad Govrenorate
Coordinates: 33°20′N 44°26′E / 33.333°N 44.433°E / 33.333; 44.433
Kintra Iraq
GovrenorSalah Abdul Razzaq
Mayor o BaghdadSabir al-Issawi
 • Total4,555 km2 (1,759 sq mi)
 (2012 Estimate)
 • Total9,500,000
Time zoneUTC+3 (Iraqi Staundart Time)

Baghdad Province (Arabic: محافظة بغدادMuḥāfaẓät Baġdād) is a province in Iraq. It includes the Ceety o Baghdad, as well as the surroondin metropolitan aurie, which includes Al-Mada'in, Taji, Mahmudiya Destrict (in the so-cried "triangle o daith") an Abu Ghraib Destrict. The govrenorate haes a total aurie o 4,071 square kilometers (1,571.8 sq mi), the smawest o the 18 govrenorates o Iraq but the maist populous.

Provincial Govrenment[eedit | eedit soorce]

Description[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province o Baghdad is considered ane o the mair developed pairts o Iraq, wi a better infrastructur than muckle o Iraq, though hivily damaged frae the invasion in 2003 an continuin violence the day. Baghdad, even though considered the maist hivily guardit aurie in Iraq, is still the scene o ambushes an attacks frae Iraqi rebels directit towards Coalition troops. It an aa haes ane o the heichest rates for terrorism in the warld wi bombs, suicide attackers, an hit squads operatin in the ceety.

Baghdad haes at least 12 brigs spannin the Tigris river - joinin the east an wast o the ceety. The Sadr Ceety destrict o the caipital is the maist densely populatit aurie in Iraq.

Provincial Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

Baghdad is govrened bi the Baghdad Provincial Cooncil. Representatives tae the Baghdad Provincial/Govrenorate Cooncil wur electit bi their peers frae the lawer cooncils o the admeenistrative destricts in Baghdad in numbers proportional tae the population o the various destricts that wur representit.

Destricts o Baghdad Province[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sister ceety[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Baghdad Province haes a sister relationship wi the Denver-Aurora metropolitan aurie, based in Denver, Colorado, Unitit States o Americae.

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