Deir ez-Zor Governorate

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Deir ez-Zor Governorate

مُحافظة دير الزور
Map of Syria with Deir ez-Zor highlighted
Map of Syria with Deir ez-Zor highlighted
Coordinates (Deir ez-Zor): 35°20′10″N 40°08′42″E / 35.336°N 40.145°E / 35.336; 40.145Coordinates: 35°20′10″N 40°08′42″E / 35.336°N 40.145°E / 35.336; 40.145
Country Syria
CapitalDeir ez-Zor
Manatiq (Districts)3
Government
 • GovernorMohammad Qaddur Ajnyyja
Area
 • Total33,060 km2 (12,760 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,239,000
 • Density37/km2 (97/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ISO 3166 codeSY-DY
Main language(s)Arabic

Deir ez-Zor Governorate (Arabic: مُحافظة دير الزورMuḥāfaẓat Dayr az-Zawr) is one of the fourteen governorates of Syria. Its capital is Deir ez-Zor.