Al-Hasakah Governorate

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Hasakah Governorate

محافظة الحسكة
Map of Syria with Al-Hasakah highlighted
Map of Syria with Al-Hasakah highlighted
Coordinates (Hasakah): 36°30′N 40°54′E / 36.5°N 40.9°E / 36.5; 40.9Coordinates: 36°30′N 40°54′E / 36.5°N 40.9°E / 36.5; 40.9
Country Syria
CapitalAl-Hasakah
Manatiq (Districts)4
Government
 • GovernorMajor General Jaiz Swadet al-Hamoud al-Musa
Area
 • Total23,334 km2 (9,009 sq mi)
Population
 (31/12/2011)
 • Total1,512,000[1]
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ISO 3166 codeSY-HA
Main language(s)Arabic, Kurdish, Syriac, Assyrian Neo-Aramaic, Armenian
EthnicitiesKurds, Arabs, Assyrians, Armenians & Yazidis

Al-Hasakah Governorate (Arabic: محافظة الحسكة‎, romanized: Muḥāfaẓat al-Ḥasakah, Kurdish: Parêzgeha Hesîçe‎, Classical Syriac: ܗܘܦܪܟܝܐ ܕܚܣܟܗ‎, romanized: Huparkiyo d'Ḥasake, also known as Classical Syriac: ܓܙܪܬܐ‎, romanized: Gozarto) is one of the fourteen governorates of Syria. Its capital is Al-Hasakah.

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