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Regions in Syria

Syria is made up of 14 primary administrative regions. Have a closer look at the regions in Syria. Information on all primary administrative regions in Syria.

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Primary administrative regions in Syria

There are 14 regions in Syria in the primary administrative level.
Primary administrative regions in Syria
RegionNoPopulationCapitalCapital population
Aleppo Aleppo Governorate1.3,115,559Aleppo Aleppo1,602,264
Dimashq Damascus Governorate2.1,711,000Damascus Damascus1,569,394
Homs Homs Governorate3.1,803,000Homs Homs775,404
Hama Hama Governorate4.1,628,000Hamah Ḩamāh460,602
Latakia Latakia Governorate5.1,890,000Latakia Latakia340,181
Deir ez-Zor Deir ez-Zor Governorate6.1,239,000Deir ez-Zor Deir ez-Zor242,565
Ar-Raqqah Ar-Raqqah Governorate7.944,000Ar Raqqah Ar Raqqah177,636
Idlib Idlib Governorate8.1,501,000Idlib Idlib128,840
Daraa Daraa Governorate9.1,027,000Dar'a Dar‘ā97,969
Tartus Tartus Governorate10.1,550,000Tartouss Tartouss89,457
Al-Hasakah Al-Hasakah Governorate11.1,512,000Al Hasakah Al Ḩasakah81,539
As-Suwayda As-Suwayda Governorate12.770,000As Suwayda' As Suwaydā’59,052
Quneitra Quneitra Governorate13.90,000Al Qunaytirah Al Qunayţirah36,143
Rif-dimashq Muḩāfaz̧at Rīf Dimashq14.2,836,000--