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 Aleppo2,098,210
Dimashq Damascus Governorate2.1,711,000Damascus Damascus1,569,394
Homs Homs Governorate3.1,803,000Homs Homs775,404
Latakia Latakia Governorate4.1,890,000Latakia Latakia709,000
Ar-Raqqah Ar-Raqqah Governorate5.944,000Ar Raqqah Ar Raqqah531,952
Hama Hama Governorate6.1,628,000Hamah Ḩamāh460,602
Tartus Tartus Governorate7.1,550,000Tartus Ţarţūs458,327
Al-Hasakah Al-Hasakah Governorate8.1,512,000Al Hasakah Al Ḩasakah422,445
Deir ez-Zor Deir ez-Zor Governorate9.1,239,000Deir ez-Zor Deir ez-Zor271,800
Idlib Idlib Governorate10.1,501,000Idlib Idlib128,840
Daraa Daraa Governorate11.1,027,000Dar'a Dar‘ā97,969
As-Suwayda As-Suwayda Governorate12.770,000As-Suwayda As-Suwayda59,052
Quneitra Quneitra Governorate13.90,000Al Qunaytirah Al Qunayţirah36,143
Rif-dimashq Damascus Countryside14.2,836,000--