Al-Qutayfah District

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al-Qutayfah District
منطقة القطيفة
District
Map of al-Qutayfah District within Rif Dimashq Governorate
Map of al-Qutayfah District within Rif Dimashq Governorate
Coordinates (al-Qutayfah): 33°44′N 36°35′E / 33.73°N 36.58°E / 33.73; 36.58Coordinates: 33°44′N 36°35′E / 33.73°N 36.58°E / 33.73; 36.58
Country Syria
GovernorateRif Dimashq
Seatal-Qutayfah
Subdistricts4 nawāḥī
Area
 • Total1,587.63 km2 (612.99 sq mi)
Population (2004)[1]
 • Total119,283
 • Density75/km2 (190/sq mi)
GeocodeSY0303

al-Qutayfah District (Arabic: منطقة القطيفة‎, translit. manṭiqat al-Qutayfah) is a district of the Rif Dimashq Governorate in southern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of al-Qutayfah. At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 119,283.[1]

Sub-districts[edit]

The district of al-Qutayfah is divided into four sub-districts or nawāḥī (population as of 2004[1]):

Subdistricts of al-Qutayfah District
CodeNameAreaPopulation
SY030300al-Qutayfah nahiyah270.68 km²44,820
SY030301Jayroud nahiyah382.07 km²31,821
SY030302Maaloula nahiyah226.06 km²12,192
SY030303ar-Ruhaybah nahiyah708.82 km²30,450

Localities in al-Qutayfah District[edit]

According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), the following villages, towns and cities make up the district of Al-Qutayfah:[1]

English NameArabic NamePopulationSubdistrict
ar-Ruhaybahالرحيبة30,450ar-Ruhaybah
al-Qutayfahالقطيفة26,671al-Qutayfah
Jayroudجيرود24,219Jayroud
Muadamiyat al-Qalamounمعضمية القلمون14,228al-Qutayfah
al-Naseriyahالناصرية4,827Jayroud
Halaحله3,921al-Qutayfah
Jubaadinجبعدين3,778Maaloula
Ain al-Tinahعين التينة3,206Maaloula
Maaloulaمعلولا2,762Maaloula
al-Tawaniالتواني2,446Maaloula
al-Aatanahالعطنة1,897Jayroud
al-Mansouraالمنصورة878Jayroud

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "General Census of Population and Housing 2004" (PDF) (in Arabic). Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 15 October 2015. Also available in English: "Syria: 2004 census data". UN OCHA. Retrieved 15 October 2015.