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Duhok Governorate
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Duhok Governorate (Kurdish: ,پارێزگای دھۆک Parêzgeha Dihokê‎‎,[3][4] Syriac: ܗܘܦܪܟܝܐ ܕܢܘܗܕܪܐ‎‎, romanizedHoparkiya d’Nohadra,[5] Arabic: محافظة دهوك‎‎, romanizedMuḥāfaẓat Dahūk) is a governorate in the autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Its capital is the city of Duhok. It includes Zakho, near the Ibrahim Khalil border crossing with Şırnak Province, Turkey. It borders the Al-Hasakah Governorate of Syria. Before 1969, it was part of Nineveh Governorate, which was called Mosul Governorate. Duhok Governorate is inhabited by Kurds, Assyrians and Yazidis. The estimated population in 2018 was 1,292,535.
Duhok Governorate
Arabic: محافظة دهوك
Kurdish: پارێزگای دھۆک
Governorate
Location of the Duhok Governorate (red)
– in Iraq (red, beige & light grey)
– in the Kurdistan Region  (red & beige)

Duhok Governorate within Kurdistan Region[1]
Coordinates: 37°3′N 43°9′E
Country
 Iraq
Autonomous region
 Kurdistan Region
CapitalDuhok
Government
 • GovernorAli Tattar Nerway
Area
 • Total10,955.91 km2 (4,230.10 sq mi)
Population (2018)
 • Total1,292,535
HDI (2018)0.702[2]
high · 4th of 17
Government
Districts
Districts of the Duhok Governorate[8]
Duhok Governorate is divided into seven districts, four of which are officially part of Kurdistan Region, while three others are under de facto control of the Kurdistan Regional Government:
Villages and towns
See also
References
  1. ^ "Map of area of Kurdistan Region & its Governorates". Kurdistan Region Statistics Office, Kurdistan Regional Government.
  2. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.
  3. ^ "سەربەست تروانشی : لە ھەفتەی داھاتوو ژمارەی کاتژمێرەکانی پێدانی کارەبا بە پارێزگای دھۆک زیاد دەکات". Zagros News Agancy (in Kurdish). Retrieved 21 December 2019.
  4. ^ "Serok Barzanî li gel berpirsên parêzgeha Dihokê civiya" (in Kurdish). Retrieved 21 December 2019.
  5. ^ "Bahra Magazine" (PDF). www.zowaa.co.uk (in Syriac). Retrieved 27 April 2020.
  6. ^ "Human Rights Report 1 January – 31 March 2007" (PDF). UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) بعثة الأمم المتحدة. 1 لتقديم المساعدة للعراق. 25 April 2007‎. Retrieved 2015-09-06.
  7. ^ "Assyrian Elected as Deputy Governor of Duhok". Zinda Magazine. 11 (17). 6 April 2005. Archived from the original on 20 April 2005. Retrieved 13 August 2016.
  8. ^ "The map of Districts of Kurdistan Region". Kurdistan Region Statistics Office, Kurdistan Regional Government.
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