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The governorates of the Syrian Arab Republic as well as all cities and localities of more than 20,000 inhabitants.

Governorates

NameAbbr.StatusNativeCapitalArea
A (km²)
Population
C 1981-09-08
Population
C 2004-09-22
Population
E 2011-12-31 r
SyriaSYR سورياDimashq185,1809,052,62817,920,84421,377,000
Al-Ḥasakah {Al-Hasakah}HASGovالحسكةAl-Ḥasakah23,334669,7561,275,1181,512,0002333400
Al-Lādhiqīyah [Latakia] {Al-Ladhiqiyah}LATGovاللاذقيةAl-Lādhiqīyah2,297554,384879,5511,008,000229700
Al-Qunayṭirah [Quneitra] {Al-Qunaytirah}QUNGovالقنيطرةAl-Qunayṭirah68526,25866,62790,00068500
Ar-RaqqahRAQGovالرقةAr-Raqqah19,616348,383793,514944,0001961600
As-Suwaydā' {As-Suwayda}SUWGovالسويداءAs-Suwaydā'5,550199,114313,231370,000555000
Dar'ā [Daraa] {Dara}DARGovدرعاDar'ā3,730362,969843,4781,027,000373000
Dayr az-Zawr [Deir ez-Zor]DAYGovدير الزورDayr az-Zawr33,060409,1301,004,7471,239,0003306000
Dimashq [Damascus]DIMCapدمشقDimashq1051,112,2141,552,1611,754,00010500
Ḥalab [Aleppo] {Halab}HALGovحلبḤalab18,5001,878,7014,045,1664,868,0001850000
Ḥamāh [Hama] {Hamah}HAMGovحماةḤamāh8,883736,4521,384,9531,628,000888300
Ḥimṣ [Homs] {Hims}HIMGovحمصḤimṣ42,223815,1031,529,4021,803,0004222300
IdlibIDLGovادلبIdlib6,097579,5101,258,4271,501,000609700
Rif Dimashq [Damascus Rural]RDMGovريف دمشقDimashq18,032917,3642,273,0742,836,0001803200
Ṭarṭūs {Tartus}TARGovطرطوسṬarṭūs1,892443,290701,395797,000189200
... [Golan Heights annexed by Israel]-  1,176.........117600

All population figures refer to the situation before begin of the civil war.

Major Cities

 NameAdm.Population
C C 2004-09-22
1ḤalabHAL2,132,100
2DimashqDIM1,414,913
3ḤimṣHIM652,609
4Al-LādhiqīyahLAT383,786
5ḤamāhHAM312,994
6Ar-RaqqahRAQ220,488
7Dayr az-ZawrDAY211,857
8Al-ḤasakahHAS188,160
9Al-QāmishlīHAS184,231

Contents: Cities & Localities

NameNativeAdm.Population
C Cf 1981-09-08
Population
C C 1994-09-03
Population
C C 2004-09-22
Area
Abū Ḥamām {Abu Hamam}أبو حمامDAY......21,9470
Abū Kamāl {Abu Kamal}البوكمالDAY17,507...42,5100
Aḍ-Ḍumayr [Dumeir] {Ad-Dumayr}الضميرRDM......24,2230
'Adrā {Adra}عدراRDM......20,5590
'Afrīn {Afrin}عفرينHAL11,914...36,5620
Al-Bāb {Al-Bab}البابHAL30,008...63,0690
Al-Ḥajar al-Aswad {Al-Hajar al-Aswad}الحجر الأسودRDM23,563...84,9480
Al-Ḥarāk {Al-Harak}الحراكDAR......20,7600
Al-Ḥasakah {Al-Hasakah}الحسكةHAS73,426119,798188,1600
Al-KiswahالكسوةRDM......43,4560
Al-Lādhiqīyah [Latakia] {Al-Ladhiqiyah}اللاذقيةLAT196,791311,784383,7860
Al-Malīḥah {Al-Malihah}المليحةRDM......23,0340
Al-Mālikīyah {Al-Malikiyah}المالكيةHAS13,225...26,3110
Al-Mayādīn {Al-Mayadin}الميادينDAY14,966...44,0280
Al-Qāmishlī {Al-Qamishli}القامشليHAS92,990144,286184,2310
Al-Qunayṭirah [Quneitra] {Al-Qunaytirah}القنيطرةQUN......1530
Al-Qūrīyah {Al-Quriyah}القوريةDAY......28,1720
Al-Quṣayr {Al-Qusayr}القصيرHIM14,801...29,8180
Al-Quṭayfah {Al-Qutayfah}القطيفةRDM12,259...26,6710
Al-Yarmūk [Yarmouk] {Al-Yarmuk}اليرموكDIM......137,2480
'Amūda {Amuda}عاموداHAS......26,8210
An-NabkالنبكRDM19,521...32,5480
'Arbīn {Arbin}عربينRDM......44,9340
Arīḥā {Ariha}أريحاIDL17,805...39,5010
Ar-Raqqah [Ar-Rakka]الرقةRAQ87,138165,195220,4880
Ar-RastanالرستنHIM15,091...39,8340
Ar-Ruḥaybah {Ar-Ruhaybah}الرحيبةRDM......30,4500
Asharfīh Ṣaḥnāyā {Asharfih Sahnaya}أشرفية صحناياRDM......30,5190
Ash-Shaykh Miskīn {Ash-Shaykh Miskin}الشيخ مسكينDAR......24,0570
As-Sabīnah {As-Sabinah}السبينةRDM......62,5090
As-Safīrah {As-Safirah}السفيرةHAL21,197...63,7080
As-Salamīyah {As-Salamiyah}السلميةHAM35,909...66,7240
Aṣ-Ṣanamayn {As-Sanamayn}الصنمينDAR......26,2680
As-Sīdah Zaynab {As-Sidah Zaynab}السيدة زينبRDM......136,4270
As-Suwaydā' {As-Suwayda}السويداءSUW43,414...73,6410
Ath-ThawrahالثورةRAQ44,782...69,4250
At-TallالتلRDM18,198...44,5970
'Ayn al-'Arab {Ayn al-Arab}عين العربHAL12,393...44,8210
'Ayn Tarmā {Ayn Tarma}عين ترماRDM......35,7220
A'zāz {Azaz}أعزاز‎HAL16,557...31,6230
Az-Zabadānī {Az-Zabadani}الزبدانيRDM16,464...26,2850
Babīlā {Babila}ببيلاRDM......50,8800
Bāniyās {Baniyas}بانياسTAR19,506...41,6320
BinishبنشIDL......21,8480
Buṣra āsh-Shām {Busra ash-Sham}بصرى الشامDAR......19,6830
Dā'il {Dail}داعلDAR......29,4080
Dar'ā [Daraa] {Dara}درعاDAR49,534...97,9690
Dārayyā {Darayya}دارياRDM34,048...78,7630
Dayr az-Zawr [Deir ez-Zor]دير الزورDAY92,091140,459211,8570
Dimashq [Damascus]دمشقDIM1,112,2141,394,3221,414,9130
Dūmā [Douma] {Duma}دوماRDM51,337...110,8930
Gharānīj {Gharanij}غرانيجDAY......23,0090
Hajīn {Hajin}هجينDAY......37,9350
Ḥalab [Aleppo] {Halab}حلبHAL985,4131,582,9302,132,1000
Ḥalfāyā {Halfaya}حلفاياHAM......21,1800
Ḥamāh [Hama] {Hamah}حماةHAM177,208264,348312,9940
Ḥārasta al-Baṣal {Harasta al-Basal}حرستاRDM25,657...68,7080
Ḥimṣ [Homs] {Hims}حمصHIM346,871540,133652,6090
IdlibإدلبIDL51,682...98,7910
InkhilأنخلDAR......31,2580
Izra' {Izra}ازرعDAR......19,1580
JablahجبلةLAT24,784...53,9890
Jadīdah 'Arṭūz {Jadidah Artuz}جديدة عرطوزRDM......45,0000
Jaramānah {Jaramanah}جرماناRDM64,305...114,3630
Jāsim {Jasim}جاسمDAR......31,6830
Jayrūd {Jayrud}جيرودRDM......24,2190
Jisr ash-Shughūr {Jisr ash-Shughur}جسر الشغورIDL21,461...39,9170
Kafr Baṭnā {Kafr Batna}كفر بطناRDM......22,5350
Kafr Lāhā {Kafr Laha}كفر لاهاHIM......20,0410
Khan Shaykhūn {Khan Shaykhun}خان شيخونIDL......34,3710
Ma'arrat an-Nu'mān {Maarrat an-Numan}معرة النعمانIDL25,579...58,0080
ManbijمنبجHAL30,812...99,4970
Maṣyāf {Masyaf}مصيافHAM12,977...22,5080
Mu'aḍamīyat ash-Shām {Muadamiyat ash-Sham}معضمية الشامRDM......52,7380
Nawā {Nawa}نوىDAR20,309...47,0660
NublنبلHAL......21,0390
Qaṭanā {Qatana}قطناRDM17,928...33,9960
Qudsayā {Qudsaya}قدسياRDM......33,5710
Ra's al-'Ayn {Ras al-Ayn}رأس العينHAS14,278...29,3470
Ṣāfītā {Safita}صافيتاTAR10,016...20,3010
Salqīn {Salqin}سلقينIDL......23,7000
Saqbā {Saqba}سقباRDM......25,6960
Sarāqib {Saraqib}سراقبIDL......32,4950
Ṣubaykhān {Subaykhan}صبيخانDAY......23,8670
Ṣūrān {Suran}صورانHAM......29,1000
Ṭafas {Tafas}طفسDAR......32,2360
Talbīsah {Talbisah}تلبيسةHIM......30,7960
Tall Rif'at {Tall Rifat}تل رفعتHAL......20,5140
Ṭarṭūs [Tartous] {Tartus}طرطوسTAR52,589...115,7690
Ṭayyibat al-Imām {Tayyibat al-Imam}طيبة الإمامHAM......24,1050
Tudmur [Palmyra]تدمرHIM18,122...51,3230
Yabrūd {Yabrud}يبرودRDM17,064...25,8910
Yaldā {Yalda}يلداRDM......28,3840
Zamalkā {Zamalka}زملكاRDM......44,6610