Shahba District

Shahba' District
منطقة شهبا

Map of Shahba' District within as-Suwayda Governorate
Coordinates (Shahba): 32°51′15″N 36°37′45″E / 32.8542°N 36.6292°E / 32.8542; 36.6292Coordinates: 32°51′15″N 36°37′45″E / 32.8542°N 36.6292°E / 32.8542; 36.6292
Country  Syria
Governorate as-Suwayda
Seat Shahba
Subdistricts 4 nawāḥī
  Total 1,773.13 km2 (684.61 sq mi)
Population (2004)[1]
  Total 71,949
  Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Geocode SY1303

Shahba' District (Arabic: منطقة شهبا, translit. manṭiqat Šahbā) is a district of the as-Suwayda Governorate in southern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of Shahba. At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 71,949.[1]


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

Subdistricts of Shahba District
Code Name Area Population
SY130300 Shahba nahiyah 263.88 km² 31,657
SY130301 Shaqqa nahiyah 731.29 km² 15,849
SY130302 al-Ariqah nahiyah 204.20 km² 11,723
SY130303 al-Surah al-Saghirah nahiyah 573.76 km² 12,720

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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