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Republic of Iraq

Governorates

The population of the governorates of Iraq according to census results and latest official estimates and projections.

NameAbbr.NativeCapitalArea
A-L (km²)
Population
Census (C)
1977-10-17
Population
Census (C)
1987-10-17
Population
Census (C)
1997-10-17
Population
Estimate (E)
2009-10-17
Population
Projection (P)
2015-07-01
IraqIRQالعراقBaghdād435,05012,000,49716,335,19822,046,24431,664,46636,933,700
Al-AnbārANBالانبارAr-Ramādī135,000466,100820,6901,023,7361,483,3591,715,10013500000
Al-Baṣrah [Basra]BSRالبصرةAl-Baṣrah19,0701,008,600872,1761,556,4452,405,4342,818,8001907000
Al-MuthannāMTNالمثنىAs-Samāwah51,740215,600315,815436,825683,126788,3005174000
Al-QādisiyahQADالقادسيةAd-Dīwāniyah8,150423,000559,805751,3311,077,6141,250,200815000
An-NajafNJFالنجفAn-Najaf28,820389,700590,078775,0421,221,2281,425,7002882000
Arbīl [Erbil]ARBاربيلArbīl12,000541,500770,4391,095,9921,532,0811,797,7001200000
As-SulaymānīyahSLMالسليمانيةAs-Sulaymāniyah20,000690,600951,7231,362,7391,694,8951,990,3002000000
Bābil [Babylon]BABبابلAl-Ḥillah5,800592,0001,109,5741,181,7511,729,6661,999,000580000
BaghdādBGDبغدادBaghdād5,2003,189,7003,841,2685,423,9646,702,5387,877,900520000
Dahūk [Dohuk]DHKدهوكDahūk10,000250,600293,304402,9701,072,3241,252,3001000000
Dhī Qār [Theqar]DHIذي قارAn-Nāṣiriyah12,900623,000921,0661,184,7961,744,3982,029,3001290000
DiyālāDYLديالىBa'qūbah14,700587,800961,0731,135,2231,371,0351,584,9001470000
Ḥalābjah [Halabja]HLBحلبجةḤalabjah880.........89,958105,60088000
Karbalā' [Karbala]KRBكربلاءKarbalā'5,030269,800469,282594,2351,013,2541,180,500503000
Kirkūk (At-Ta'mīn)KRKالتاميمKirkūk10,500495,400601,219753,1711,325,8531,548,2001050000
MaysānMYSميسانAl-'Amārah16,070372,600487,448637,126922,8901,078,1001607000
Nīnawā [Nineveh]NINنينوىAl-Mawṣil36,7001,105,7001,479,4302,042,8523,106,9483,612,3003670000
Ṣalāḥ ad-Dīn [Saladin]SLDصلاح الدينTikrīt26,000363,800726,138904,4321,337,7861,544,1002600000
WasiṭWSTواسطAl-Kūt17,150415,100564,670783,6141,150,0791,335,2001715000

Major Cities

 NameAdm.Population
Projection (P)
2015-07-01
1BaghdādBGD6,516,400
2Al-BaṣrahBSR1,330,400
3Al-MawṣilNIN1,320,700
4KirkūkKRK942,900
5ArbīlARB852,500
6An-NajafNJF724,700
7Karbalā'KRB690,100
8As-SulaymāniyahSLM656,100
9An-NāṣiriyahDHI541,600
10Al-'AmārahMYS511,500

Contents: Cities & Urban Centers

The population of the cities and urban centers of Iraq with more than 20,000 inhabitants according to census results and latest estimates and projections.

NameNativeAdm.Population
Census (C)
1987-10-17
Population
Estimate (E)
2009-07-01
Population
Projection (P)
2015-07-01
Area 
Abī Gharaqأبي غرقBAB...20,98224,9000
Abū al-Kahṣībأبو الخصيبBSR...168,102200,2000
Ad-DaghārahالدغارةQAD...16,88619,9000
Ad-DaīrالدیرBSR...25,39830,3000
Ad-DawāyahالدوایةDHI...30,90536,7000
Ad-DawrالدورSLD...18,76322,1000
Ad-DibsالدبسKRK...17,07320,6000
Ad-Dīwāniyah [Diwaniyah]الديوانيةQAD196,519332,124391,6000
Ad-DujaīlالدجیلSLD...29,90935,3000
'AfakعفكQAD...29,22834,5000
'Ākra (Akrê)ئاكرىDHK...55,96166,0000
Al-'Amārah [Amarah]العمارةMYS208,797428,804511,5000
Al-'ĀmriyahالعامریةANB...19,50023,3000
Al-'AzīziyahالعزیزیةWST...44,86854,2000
Al-Ba'ājالبعاجNIN...24,31728,2000
Al-Baṣrah (incl. Al-Hārṭah) [Basra]البصرةBSR406,2961,091,6271,330,4000
Al-Baṭḥā'aالبطحاءDHI...21,07525,0000
Al-FajrالفجرDHI...23,44227,9000
Al-Fallūjah [Fallujah]الفلوجةANB...203,451243,3000
Al-FāwالفاوBSR...29,17634,8000
Al-FuhūdالفھودDHI...23,12727,5000
Al-GharrāfالغرافDHI...39,62447,1000
Al-ḤabbāniyahالحبانیةANB...26,18431,3000
Al-ḤamzahالحمزةQAD...71,34684,1000
Al-HārithahالهارثةBSR...95,692114,0000
Al-HāshmiyahالھاشمیةBAB...30,51136,1000
Al-ḤawījahالحویجةKRK...36,77644,3000
Al-ḤayyالحيWST...68,64082,9000
Al-Ḥillah [Hillah]الحلةBAB268,834373,063442,0000
Al-HindiyahالھندیةKRB...69,50481,5000
Al-IskandrīahالاسكندریةBAB...82,36697,6000
Al-JibāyishالجبایشDHI...30,41636,1000
Al-Kaḥlā'الكحلاءMYS...18,20221,7000
Al-KhāliṣالخالصDYL...51,00360,6000
Al-KhiḍrالخضرMTN...34,59741,5000
Al-KiflالكفلBAB...18,70022,2000
Al-KūfahالكوفةNJF...141,472166,1000
Al-Kūt [Kut]الكوتWST183,183312,610377,6000
Al-Madā'inالمدائنBGD...23,20627,4000
Al-MadḥatiyahالمدحتيةBAB...48,67257,7000
Al-MaḥāwīlالمحاویلBAB...25,49930,2000
Al-MaḥmūdiyahالمحمودیةBGD...83,33698,4000
Al-Majar al-Kabīrالمجر الكبيرMYS...76,36591,1000
Al-ManādhirahالمناذرةNJF...26,19830,8000
Al-Mashrū'المشروعBAB...31,66237,5000
Al-Mawṣil [Mosul]الموصلNIN664,2211,136,9901,320,7000
Al-MidaīnahالمدینةBSR...25,55430,4000
Al-MishkhābالمشخابNJF...25,31929,7000
Al-MuqdādiyahالمقدادیةDYL...65,03877,3000
Al-MusayyibالمسیبBAB...46,93455,6000
Al-QaḥṭānyahالقحطانیةNIN...47,38555,0000
Al-Qā'imالقائمANB...60,05571,8000
Al-Qaīrawān (Bulaīj)القیروان / بليجNIN...34,99840,7000
Al-QāsimالقاسمBAB...66,71379,0000
Al-QurnahالقرنةBSR...102,936122,6000
Altūn Kūbrīالتون كوبريKRK...23,08527,8000
Al-WaḥdahالوحدةBGD...91,071107,5000
'AnahعنھANB...17,02520,4000
An-Najaf [Najaf]النجفNJF309,010617,125724,7000
An-Naṣir & As-Salām النصر والسلامBGD...52,24561,7000
An-Nāṣiriyah [Nasiriyah]الناصريةDHI265,937455,721541,6000
An-NaṣrالنصرDHI...41,69849,6000
An-Nu'māniyahالنعمانیةWST...56,98868,8000
Arbīl (Hawler‎; incl. Ainkāwah, Baḥarkah) [Erbil‎]اربيلARB485,968725,356852,5000
Ar-Ramādī [Ramadi]الرماديANB192,556181,264216,8000
Ar-Rifā'īالرفاعيDHI...60,88572,4000
Ar-RumaytahالرمیتةMTN...69,52883,5000
Ar-RuṭbahالرطبةANB...23,04227,6000
Ash-ShamālالشمالNIN...106,874124,1000
Ash-ShāmiyahالشامیةQAD...47,71156,3000
Ash-SharqāṭالشرقاطSLD...44,91253,0000
Ash-ShaṭrahالشطرةDHI...148,664176,7000
Ash-ShināqiyahالشناقیةQAD...17,24520,3000
As-Samāwah [Samawah]السماوةMTN...179,140215,0000
Aṣ-ṢaynīahالصینیةSLD...26,66131,4000
As-Sulaymāniyah (Silêmanî) [Sulaymaniyah]السليمانيةSLM364,096559,685656,1000
Aṣ-ṢuwaīrahالصویرةWST...61,95474,8000
Aṭ-ṬārmiyahالطارمیةBGD...29,22234,5000
'Az Aldīn Salīm (Al-Huwaīr)عز الدین سلیم / الهويرBSR...23,20227,6000
Az-Zubayr [Zubayr]الزبیرBSR...244,855291,7000
Baghdād [Baghdad]بغدادBGD3,841,2685,521,2426,516,4000
Baghdīdā (Al-Ḥamdāniyah)بغديدا / الحمدانيةNIN...38,49344,7000
BaījīبیجيSLD...68,17080,4000
Bakrah Jūبكرة جوSLM...59,10869,3000
BaladبلدSLD...49,28158,1000
BaladrūzبلدروزDYL...52,12261,9000
Banī Sa'dبني سعدDYL...22,16926,3000
Banjwīn (Penjwen)بنجوینSLM...19,73823,1000
Ba'qūbah [Baqubah]بعقوبةDYL...227,785270,7000
Bardarash (Berdereş)بردرشDHK...22,01026,0000
BarṭallahبرطلةNIN...17,96620,9000
Ba'shīqahبعشیقةNIN...28,07232,6000
BāzyānبازیانSLM...31,27036,7000
Bīrah Makrūnبیرة مكرونSLM...23,01327,0000
Buhruz (Ashnūnā)بھرز / أشنوناDYL...29,78735,4000
Dahūk (Dihok) [Dohuk]دهوكDHK...280,137330,6000
DāqūqداقوقKRK...18,31922,1000
Darbandikhān (Derbendîxan)دربندخانSLM...37,63044,1000
DārhtūūدارةتووARB...44,30852,1000
Dhashty Hawlī'r (Benṣalāwah)دةشتى ھةولیَر/ بنصلاوةARB...48,03556,5000
DīrhlūkدیَرةلوكDHK...38,72545,7000
FāīdahفایدةNIN...57,61066,9000
GhammāsغماسQAD...28,53233,6000
ḤadīṭhaحدیثةANB...37,70745,1000
Ḥājī 'Āwāحاجي ئاواSLM...44,44052,1000
Ḥalabjah (Hełebce)حلبجةHLB...55,58865,2000
Ḥalābjah Tāzahحلبجة تازةSLM...36,68543,0000
Ḥamām al-'Alīlحمام العلیلNIN...19,86223,1000
HarīrھریرARB...24,83029,2000
HītھیتANB...54,05564,6000
Jalawlā'جلولاءDYL...50,69060,2000
Jamjamāl (Çemçemall)جمجمالSLM...54,00363,3000
Jwār Qūrnahجوار قورنةSLM...37,48343,9000
Kalār (Kelar)كلارSLM...120,099140,8000
Kan'ānكنعانDYL...18,34921,8000
Karbalā' (incl. Al-Ḥur, Al-Ḥasaīniyah) [Karbala]كربلاءKRB296,705588,283690,1000
KhabātخباتARB...28,49733,5000
KhalīfānخلیفانARB...18,14621,3000
KhānaqīnخانقینDYL...42,05750,0000
KhasnahzānكةسنةزانARB...54,39163,9000
Kifrī (Kifrî)كفريSLM...28,62633,6000
Kirkūk [Kirkuk]كركوكKRK418,624782,143942,9000
Kuysanjaq (Koya)كؤیسنجقARB...51,19660,2000
Qaladiza (Qeladizê)قلدزSLM...61,18271,7000
Qal'at Ṣāliḥقلعة صالحMYS...30,98037,0000
Qal'at Sikarقلعة سكرDHI...43,55151,8000
Qasrūk (Qasrok)قسروكDHK...46,35754,7000
Rānyah (Ranye)رانیةSLM...76,11189,2000
RizkārīرزكاريSLM...29,82935,0000
RizkāryرِزكارىARB...26,76931,5000
Saddat al-Hindiyahسدة الھندیةBAB...27,73932,9000
SafwānسفوانBSR...20,99525,0000
Saīd Ṣādiqسید صادقSLM...50,99559,8000
Ṣalāḥ Aldīnصلاح الدینARB...31,57837,1000
Sāmarrā'سامراءSLD...119,022140,4000
Shaqlāwah (Şeqlawe)شقلاوةARB...21,01124,7000
Shaṭṭ al-'Arabشط العربBSR...108,277129,0000
ShūrashشورشSLM...42,70350,1000
SinjārسنجارNIN...33,92139,4000
Sumaīl (Sêmêl) [Simele]سمیلDHK...58,80869,4000
Sūq ash-Shuyūkhسوق الشیوخDHI...107,373127,6000
Sūrān / DiyānāسؤرانARB...100,512118,1000
Tāj Aldīn (Al-Ḥafriyah)تاج الدین / الحفریةWST...33,54240,5000
Ṭakiyahتة كیةSLM...22,95326,9000
Ṭalḥah (Aṣ-Ṣādiq)طلحة / الصادقBSR...37,14744,2000
Tall'afarتلعفرNIN...143,982167,2000
Tallkayf (Tel Keppe)تلكیفNIN...29,21633,9000
TānjarūتانجروSLM...17,52420,5000
Ṭaq Ṭaqتةق تةقARB...16,88619,8000
TikrītتكريتSLD...89,584105,7000
Ṭūz Khūrmātūطوز خورماتوSLD...84,32399,5000
Umm Qaṣrأم قصرBSR...40,53148,3000
Zākhū (Zaxo)زاخوDHK...174,197205,6000

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