Districts of Iraq

Summary

Iraq's 18 governorates are subdivided into 120 districts (kaza).

The district usually bears the same name as the district capital.

Districts of Iraq
اقضية العراق (Arabic)
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CategoryFederation
LocationRepublic of Iraq
Number120
Populations≈2,000 (Byara)-Halabja Governorate – 356,718 (Fallujah)-Al Anbar Governorate
Government
  • District government
Subdivisions

The districts are listed below, by governorate (with capital in parentheses):

Al Anbar GovernorateEdit

Muthanna GovernorateEdit

 

Qadisiyyah GovernorateEdit

Babil GovernorateEdit

Baghdad GovernorateEdit

Basra GovernorateEdit

Dhi Qar GovernorateEdit

Diyala GovernorateEdit

Karbala GovernorateEdit

Kirkuk GovernorateEdit

(From 1976 to mid-2006 called At-Ta'mim)

Maysan GovernorateEdit

Najaf GovernorateEdit

Nineveh GovernorateEdit

 

Note that northern Sinjar, northern Tel Afar, northern Tel Keppe, Akre, and northern Shekhan districts are currently under the Kurdistan Region's de facto control.

Saladin GovernorateEdit

 

Wasit GovernorateEdit

Kurdistan RegionEdit

Dohuk GovernorateEdit

 

Dohuk Governorate is part of Iraqi Kurdistan.

Erbil GovernorateEdit

 

Erbil Governorate is part of Iraqi Kurdistan, while the status of the southern Makhmur District is contested.

Sulaymaniyah GovernorateEdit

Sulaymaniyah Governorate is part of Iraqi Kurdistan.

 

Halabja GovernorateEdit

Halabja Governorate is part of Iraqi Kurdistan and still officially a part of Sulaymaniyah Governorate.

See alsoEdit

SourcesEdit

  • humanitarianinfo district map
  • humanitarianinfo governorate map