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Nahiyah (Arabic : ناحية) or subdistrict is the third-level administrative division in Iraq.
Iraq is divided into 18 Muhafazah (Arabic : محافظة) (See: Governorates of Iraq) which are divided into more than 130 Kaza (Arabic : قضاء) (See: Districts of Iraq). These districts are divided into subdistricts.
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Syria is a unitary state, but for administrative purposes, it is divided into fourteen governorates, also called provinces or counties in English. The governorates are divided into sixty districts, which are further divided into subdistricts. The nawāḥī contain villages, which are the smallest administrative units.
A kaza is an administrative division historically used in the Ottoman Empire and currently used in several of its successor states. The term is from Ottoman Turkish and means "jurisdiction"; it is often translated "district", "sub-district", or "juridical district".
The main subdivision in Iraq is the 18 muhafazah, also known as governorates. Before 1976 they were called liwas, or banner.
Abu Kamal or Al-Bukamal is a city on the Euphrates river in the Deir ez-Zor Governorate of eastern Syria near the border with Iraq. It is the administrative centre of the Abu Kamal District and the local subdistrict. Just to the south-east is the Al-Qa'im border crossing to the town of Husaybah in the Al-Qa'im District of Iraq's Al Anbar Governorate.
`Ayn al-`Arab District is a district of Aleppo Governorate in northern Syria. The administrative centre is the city of Kobani.
al-Bab District is a district of Aleppo Governorate in northern Syria. The administrative centre is the city of al-Bab.
Manbij District is a district of Aleppo Governorate in northern Syria. The administrative centre is the city of Manbij. At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 408,143.
Salamiyah is a district (mantiqah) administratively belonging to Hama Governorate, Syria. At the 2004 Census it had a population of 187,123. Its administrative district is the city of Salamiyah.
Ariha District is a district of the Idlib Governorate in northwestern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of Ariha. At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 175,994.
The Gaza Subdistrict was one of the subdistricts of Mandatory Palestine. It was situated in the southern Mediterranean coastline of the British Mandate of Palestine. After the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, the district disintegrated, with Israel controlling the northern and eastern portions while Egypt held control of the southern and central parts – which became the Gaza Strip, under Egyptian military between 1948 and 1967, Israeli military rule between 1967 and 2005, part of the Palestinian National Authority after the Oslo Accords until 2007, and is currently ruled by the Hamas as a de facto separate entity from the Palestinian National Authority. The parts which Israel held since 1948 were merged into Israeli administrative districts, their connection with Gaza severed.
Mount Simeon District, also known as Jabal Sem`an, is a district of Aleppo Governorate in northern Syria. The administrative centre is the city of Aleppo.
Atarib District is a district of Aleppo Governorate in northern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of Atarib.
Dayr Hafir District is a district of Aleppo Governorate in northern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of Dayr Ḥāfir.
Afaq District is a district in Al-Qadisiyyah Governorate, southern Iraq. Its seat is the town of Afak. It has three subdistricts: Afak (عفك), Al-Deir (بدير), and Sumer (سومر).
Al-Meshkhab is an Iraqi city and capital of the Al-Meshkhab district situated in the Najaf Governorate, 35 km south of Najaf and 230 km south west of Baghdad. The city is located on the Al-Meshkhab Channel. The majority of the local population consists of Shia Islam belonging to Arabic tribes such as Alzurfy, Muhany and Al-Ghazali. The city was first established as a village in 1916 during the Ottoman Iraq era, promoted to subdistrict then finally upgraded to district capital in 2014.
Hish is a town in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Ma'arrat al-Numan District of the Idlib Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Hish had a population of 8,817 in the 2004 census. It is the administrative center of the Hish Subdistrict, which contained 18 localities with a combined population of 41,231 in 2004. Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.
The Rumana Subdistrict is a subdistrict of Al-Qa'im District, located on the north side of the Euphrates in west Al Anbar Governorate, on the Iraq-Syria border. Its capital is the town of Rumana. The name means pomegranate in Arabic. Rumana is run by an elected sub-district council and submayor.
Al-Hasakah Subdistrict is a subdistrict of al-Hasakah District in central al-Hasakah Governorate, northeastern Syria. The administrative centre is the city of al-Hasakah. It has a mixed population of Kurds, Assyrians, and Arabs. Most of the subdistrict is part of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria, apart from an enclave of Hasakah city, which has remained under the control of the Syrian government since the beginning of the Syrian civil war.
Mergasor District is a district in northern Erbil Governorate in the Northern Iraqi Kurdistan Region. Administrative center is the city of Mergasor.
Dibis District is a district in Kirkuk Governorate, Iraq. Its administrative center is the town of Dibis. The largest settlement is Altun Kupri.