Salkhad District

Salkhad District
منطقة صلخد

Map of Salkhad District within as-Suwayda Governorate
Coordinates (Salkhad): 32°29′30″N 36°42′40″E / 32.4917°N 36.7111°E / 32.4917; 36.7111Coordinates: 32°29′30″N 36°42′40″E / 32.4917°N 36.7111°E / 32.4917; 36.7111
Country  Syria
Governorate as-Suwayda
Seat Salkhad
Subdistricts 5 nawāḥī
  Total 1,779.92 km2 (687.23 sq mi)
Population (2004)[1]
  Total 60,375
  Density 34/km2 (88/sq mi)
Geocode SY1302

Salkhad District (Arabic: منطقة صلخد, translit. manṭiqat Ṣalḫad) is a district of the As-Suwayda Governorate in southern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of Salkhad. At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 60,375.[1]


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

Subdistricts of Salkhad District
Code Name Area Population
SY130200 Salkhad nahiyah km² 24,045
SY130201 al-Qrayya nahiyah 130.56 km² 9,892
SY130202 al-Ghariyah nahiyah 86.48 km² 5,923
SY130203 Thaybin nahiyah 144.65 km² 6,900
SY130204 Malah nahiyah 972.25 km² 13,615

See also


  1. 1 2 3 "General Census of Population and Housing 2004" (PDF) (in Arabic). Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 October 2015. Also available in English: "2004 Census Data". UN OCHA. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
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