Al-Qādisiyyah Governorate

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Al-Qadisiyah Governorate

القادسية
Province
Al-Qadisiyyah in Iraq.svg
Coordinates: 31°51′N45°3′E / 31.850°N 45.050°E / 31.850; 45.050 Coordinates: 31°51′N45°3′E / 31.850°N 45.050°E / 31.850; 45.050
CountryFlag of Iraq.svg  Iraq
Capital Al Diwaniyah
Area
  Total8,153 km2 (3,148 sq mi)
Population
(2014)
  Total1,320,000 (10% of total)
HDI (2017)0.661 [1]
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Al-Qadisiyah Governorate (Arabic : القادسية, romanized: Al Qādisiyah) is one of the governorates of Iraq. It is in the center-south of the country. The estimated population of the province is about a million and a half million people, according to the census of 2014. Its capital is Al Diwaniyah. Before 1976, it was part of the ad-Diwāniyah Governorate, along with al-Muthannā and Najaf. The province is named after the historical city of Al-Qādisiyah, the site of the Battle of al-Qādisiyah, where in 636 CE the Islamic Rashidun forces defeated the forces of the Sassanid Empire. The governorate is predominantly Shia Arab. It includes the Mesopotamian marsh of Hor Aldelmj.

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Education

There is one public university known as the University of Qadisiyah, which was founded in the late eighties of the last century and includes colleges such as nursing, pharmacy, law, literature, education, agriculture, medicine and others. The students coming from neighboring provinces and districts and areas of the province. The university located on the old road leading to the city of Hilla. There also are in the province away from the city center is about 6 km technical institute of Al-Qadisiyah.

Provincial Government

Districts

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References

  1. "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.