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Districts of Iraq

Governorates and districts of Iraq

Iraq's 19 governorates are subdivided into 120 districts (kaza). The district usually bears the same name as the district capital. The districts are also separated into sub-districts.

The districts are listed below, by governorate (with capital in parentheses):


  • Halabja Governorate 1
  • Anbar Governorate 2
  • Muthanna Governorate 3
  • Qadisiyyah Governorate 4
  • Arbil Governorate 5
  • Babylon Governorate 6
  • Baghdad Governorate 7
  • Basra Governorate 8
  • Dhi Qar Governorate 9
  • Diyala Governorate 10
  • Dohuk Governorate 11
  • Karbala Governorate 12
  • Kirkuk Governorate 13
  • Maysan Governorate 14
  • Najaf Governorate 15
  • Nineveh Governorate 16
  • Saladin Governorate 17
  • Sulaymaniyah Governorate 18
  • Halabja Governorate 19
  • Wasit Governorate 20
  • See also 21
  • Sources 22

Halabja Governorate

Anbar Governorate

Muthanna Governorate

Qadisiyyah Governorate

Arbil Governorate

Arbil Governorate is part of Iraqi Kurdistan, with the exception of the southern Makhmur District.

Babylon Governorate

Baghdad Governorate

Basra Governorate

Dhi Qar Governorate

Diyala Governorate

Dohuk Governorate

Dohuk Governorate is part of Iraqi Kurdistan.

Karbala Governorate

Kirkuk Governorate

(From 1976 to mid-2006 called At-Ta'mim)

Maysan Governorate

Najaf Governorate

Nineveh Governorate

Note that Akre and Shekhan districts are currently under the Kurdistan Regional Government control.

Saladin Governorate

Sulaymaniyah Governorate

Sulaymaniyah Governorate is part of Iraqi Kurdistan.

Halabja Governorate

Halabja Governorate is part of Iraqi Kurdistan.

Wasit Governorate

See also


  • humanitarianinfo district map
  • humanitarianinfo governorate map
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