As-Suwayda District

as-Suwayda District
منطقة السويداء

Map of as-Suwayda District within as-Suwayda Governorate
Coordinates (as-Suwayda): 32°42′N 36°34′E / 32.7°N 36.57°E / 32.7; 36.57Coordinates: 32°42′N 36°34′E / 32.7°N 36.57°E / 32.7; 36.57
Country  Syria
Governorate as-Suwayda
Seat as-Suwayda
Subdistricts 3 nawāḥī
  Total 2,804.22 km2 (1,082.72 sq mi)
Population (2004)[1]
  Total 180,907
  Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Geocode SY1300

as-Suwayda District (Arabic: منطقة السويداء, translit. manṭiqat as-Suwaydā’) is a district of the as-Suwayda Governorate in southern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of as-Suwayda. At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 180,907.[1]


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

Subdistricts of as-Suwayda District
Code Name Area Population
SY130000 as-Suwayda nahiyah 691.13 km² 212,463
SY130001 al-Mazraa nahiyah 202.53 km² 16,627
SY130002 al-Mushannaf nahiyah 1,910.57 km² 17,134

See also


  1. 1 2 3 "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: "2004 Census Data". UN OCHA. Retrieved 15 October 2015.

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