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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
Rif-dimashq Muḩāfaz̧at Rīf Dimashq1.2,836,000--
Al-Hasakah Al-Hasakah Governorate2.1,512,000Al Hasakah Al Ḩasakah81,539
Quneitra Quneitra Governorate3.90,000Al Qunaytirah Al Qunayţirah36,143
Aleppo Aleppo Governorate4.3,115,559Aleppo Aleppo1,602,264
Ar-Raqqah Ar-Raqqah Governorate5.944,000Ar Raqqah Ar Raqqah177,636
As-Suwayda As-Suwayda Governorate6.770,000As Suwayda' As Suwaydā’59,052
Dimashq Damascus Governorate7.1,711,000Damascus Damascus1,569,394
Daraa Daraa Governorate8.1,027,000Dar'a Dar‘ā97,969
Deir ez-Zor Deir ez-Zor Governorate9.1,239,000Deir ez-Zor Deir ez-Zor242,565
Hama Hama Governorate10.1,628,000Hamah Ḩamāh460,602
Homs Homs Governorate11.1,803,000Homs Homs775,404
Idlib Idlib Governorate12.1,501,000Idlib Idlib128,840
Latakia Latakia Governorate13.1,890,000Latakia Latakia340,181
Tartus Tartus Governorate14.1,550,000Tartouss Tartouss89,457