Al-Qutayfah District

al-Qutayfah District

منطقة القطيفة
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°44′N 36°35′E / 33.73; 36.58Syria
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

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

Subdistricts of al-Qutayfah District
Code Name Area Population
SY030300 al-Qutayfah nahiyah 270.68 km² 44,820
SY030301 Jayroud nahiyah 382.07 km² 31,821
SY030302 Maaloula nahiyah 226.06 km² 12,192
SY030303 ar-Ruhaybah nahiyah 708.82 km² 30,450