Hama Governorate

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Hama
مُحافظة حماة
Map of Syria with Hama highlighted
Map of Syria with Hama highlighted
Coordinates (Hama): 35°12′N 37°12′E / 35.2°N 37.2°E / 35.2; 37.2Coordinates: 35°12′N 37°12′E / 35.2°N 37.2°E / 35.2; 37.2
Country Syria
CapitalHama
Manatiq (Districts)5
Government
 • GovernorMohammad Abdullah al-Hazzouri
Area
 • Total8,883 km2 (3,430 sq mi)
 Estimates range between 8,844 km² and 8,883 km²
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,628,000
 • Density180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ISO 3166 codeSY-HM
Main language(s)Arabic

Hama Governorate (Arabic: مُحافظة حماة Muḥāfaẓat Ḥamā) is one of the fourteen governorates of Syria. Its capital is Hama.