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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
Rif-dimashq Muḩāfaz̧at Rīf Dimashq2.2,836,000--
Latakia Latakia Governorate3.1,890,000Latakia Latakia340,181
Homs Homs Governorate4.1,803,000Homs Homs775,404
Dimashq Damascus Governorate5.1,711,000Damascus Damascus1,569,394
Hama Hama Governorate6.1,628,000Hamah Ḩamāh460,602
Tartus Tartus Governorate7.1,550,000Tartouss Tartouss89,457
Al-Hasakah Al-Hasakah Governorate8.1,512,000Al Hasakah Al Ḩasakah81,539
Idlib Idlib Governorate9.1,501,000Idlib Idlib128,840
Deir ez-Zor Deir ez-Zor Governorate10.1,239,000Deir ez-Zor Deir ez-Zor242,565
Daraa Daraa Governorate11.1,027,000Dar'a Dar‘ā97,969
Ar-Raqqah Ar-Raqqah Governorate12.944,000Ar Raqqah Ar Raqqah177,636
As-Suwayda As-Suwayda Governorate13.770,000As Suwayda' As Suwaydā’59,052
Quneitra Quneitra Governorate14.90,000Al Qunaytirah Al Qunayţirah36,143