Kirkuk Governorate

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Kirkuk Governorate

پارێزگای کەرکووک
Location of Kirkuk Governorate
Coordinates: 35°22′N 44°8′E / 35.367°N 44.133°E / 35.367; 44.133Coordinates: 35°22′N 44°8′E / 35.367°N 44.133°E / 35.367; 44.133
Country Iraq
CapitalKirkuk
Area
 • Total9,679 km2 (3,737 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total1,259,561
HDI (2017)0.677[1]
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Kirkuk Governorate (Arabic: محافظة كركوكMuḥāfaẓat Karkūk, Kurdish: پارێزگای کەرکووکParêzgay Kerkûk, Syriac: ܟܪܟ ܣܠܘܟKarḵ Sloḵ, Turkish: Kerkük ili) or Kirkuk Province is a governorate in northern Iraq, with an area of 10,282 km2 (3,970 sq mi).

The capital is also called Kirkuk, and 949,000 people live in the province.

References[change | change source]

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