Quneitra Governorate

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Quneitra Governorate

مُحافظة القنيطرة
Map of Syria with Quneitra Governorate highlighted Syrian held areas are red, a large portion of the governorate is in the UNDOF buffer zone (hatched pink) and Israeli occupied Golan Heights (hatched).
Map of Syria with Quneitra Governorate highlighted
Syrian held areas are red, a large portion of the governorate is in the UNDOF buffer zone (hatched pink) and Israeli occupied Golan Heights (hatched).
Coordinates (Quneitra): 33°07′34″N 35°49′26″E / 33.126°N 35.824°E / 33.126; 35.824Coordinates: 33°07′34″N 35°49′26″E / 33.126°N 35.824°E / 33.126; 35.824
Country Syria
CapitalQuneitra
Government
 • GovernorAhmad Sheikh Abdul-Qader
Area
 • Total1,200 km2 (500 sq mi)
 Estimates range between 685 km² and 1,861 km²
Population
 (2011)
 • Total90,000
 • Density75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ISO 3166 codeSY-QU
Main language(s)Arabic

Quneitra Governorate (Arabic: مُحافظة القنيطرةMuḥāfaẓat Al-Qunayṭrah) is one of the fourteen governorates of Syria. Its capital is Quneitra.