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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)
LocationRepublic of Iraq
Populations≈2,000 (Byara)-Halabja Governorate – 356,718 (Fallujah)-Al Anbar Governorate
  • District government

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

Al Anbar Governorate

Main article: Al Anbar Governorate

Muthanna Governorate

See also: Muthanna Governorate

Qadisiyyah Governorate

See also: Qadisiyyah Governorate

Babil Governorate

See also: Babil Governorate

Baghdad Governorate

See also: Baghdad Governorate

Basra Governorate

See also: Basra Governorate

Dhi Qar Governorate

See also: Dhi Qar Governorate

Diyala Governorate

See also: Diyala Governorate

Karbala Governorate

See also: Karbala Governorate

Kirkuk Governorate

See also: Kirkuk Governorate

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

Maysan Governorate

See also: Maysan Governorate

Najaf Governorate

See also: Najaf Governorate

Nineveh Governorate

See also: Nineveh Governorate

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 Governorate

See also: Saladin Governorate

Wasit Governorate

See also: Wasit Governorate

Kurdistan Region

Dohuk Governorate

See also: Dohuk Governorate

Dohuk Governorate is part of Iraqi Kurdistan.

Erbil Governorate

See also: Erbil Governorate

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

Sulaymaniyah Governorate

See also: Sulaymaniyah Governorate

Sulaymaniyah Governorate is part of Iraqi Kurdistan.

Halabja Governorate

See also: Halabja Governorate

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

See also