Salah ad Din Province

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Saladin Governorate
Location of Saladin Governorate
Coordinates: 34°27′N 43°35′E / 34.450°N 43.583°E / 34.450; 43.583Coordinates: 34°27′N 43°35′E / 34.450°N 43.583°E / 34.450; 43.583
Country Iraq
CapitalTikrit
GovernorAmmar Jabr Al-Jubouri
Area
 • Total24,751 km2 (9,556 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total1,595,235
Official language(s)Arabic
HDI (2017)0.659[1]
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Salah ad Din (Arabic: صلاح الدين‎) is a province in north of Iraq. The province has an area of 24,751 km². The capital is Tikrit where Saddam Hussein was born and 1,147,000 people live in the province. The majority population is Sunni. In 2011, the province declared semi-autonomy.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.
  2. Hammoudi, Laith (27 October 2011). "Saddam's home province declares regional autonomy in Iraq". McClatchy Newspapers. Archived from the original on 10 December 2011. Retrieved 4 January 2020.