Dujail District
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Dujail District
ProvinceSaladin Governorate
Time zoneUTC+3 (AST)
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Dujail District (formerly, Al-Faris) is a district in the north-eastern part of Saladin Governorate​, Iraq. Its main settlement is the small town of Dujail.
The district's population of 91,170 people is nearly entirely Shia (except for a few villages on the banks of the Tigris) on the east.
The town of Dujail was subject to a massacre by Saddam Hussein​'s agents, when an assassination was attempted on him while visiting. Ultimately, Saddam was tried, convicted and hanged for the said massacre at Dujail since none other charges needed to be proved for his conviction.
See also​[​edit​]
Dujail Massacre
Districts of Iraq and their capitals
al Anbar Governorate
Babil Governorate
Baghdad Governorate
Basra Governorate
Dhi Qar Governorate
Diyala Governorate
Duhok Governorate
Erbil Governorate
Halabja Governorate
Karbala Governorate
Kirkuk Governorate
Maysan Governorate
Muthanna Governorate
Najaf Governorate
Nineveh Governorate
al-Qādisiyyah Governorate
Saladin Governorate
Sulaymaniyah Governorate
Wasit Governorate
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This page was last edited on 11 August 2019, at 12:32 (UTC).
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