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Ar-Rutba District
This article is about the district. For the town, see Ar-Rutbah.
Ar-Rutba District (Arabic: قضاء الرطبة‎‎) is the largest district by area in Al Anbar Governorate, Iraq, covering 93,445 km², and the least populated in relative and absolute terms, with a population of 24,813 (estimate January 2003), or 0.27 per km².[1] It is also the southernmost district of Al Anbar Governorate, the westernmost of the whole country, and the only district nationwide bordering Jordan. It is centred on the town of Ar-Rutba.
Ar-Rutba District
قضاء الرطبة
District

Street scene in Ar-Rutba town (2004)

Ar-Rutba is the largest, southernmost and westernmost of the districts in Al Anbar Governorate
Coordinates: 33°2′17″N 40°17′4″E
Country
 Iraq
GovernoratesAl Anbar Governorate
SeatAr-Rutba
Area
 • Total93,445 km2 (36,079 sq mi)
Population2003-01 (est.)
 • Total24,813
 • Density0.27/km2 (0.7/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+3 (AST)
Cities
References
^ GeoHive: Iraq population statistics
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Last edited on 17 April 2021, at 17:59
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