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Al-Raqqah Governorate (Arabic: مُحافظة الرقة ALA: Muḥāfaẓat ar-Raqqah) is one of the fourteen governorates (provinces) of Syria. It is situated in the north of the country and covers an area of 19,616 km². The governorate has a population of 921,000 (2010 census office estimate). The capital is al-Raqqah. The Islamic State of Iraq and Levant claimed full control of this province as of August 24, 2014 when its fighters captured Tabaqa Airbase in the southwest part of the province. However, the Kurdish People's Protection Units now control much of the northern section of the province.
Cities, towns & villages in Ar-Raqqah
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Ar RaqqahAl-Raqqah (Arabic: الرقة‎‎ ar-Raqqah), also called Rakka, Raqqa, and Ar-Raqqah, is a city in Syria located on the northeast bank of the Euphrates River, about 160 kilometres (99 miles) east of Aleppo. It is located 40 kilometres (25 miles) east of the Tabqa Dam, Syria's largest dam. The city was the capital of the Abbasid Caliphate between 796 and 809, under the reign of Caliph Harun al-Rashid. With a population of 220,488 based on the 2004 official census, al-Raqqah was the sixth largest city in Syria. Show Ar Raqqahon the map
Tall AbyaḑTell Abyad (Arabic: تل أبيض‎‎, Kurdish: Girê Spî‎, literally White Hill) is a town and center of nahiya in Syria. It is the administrative center of the Tell Abyad District within the Ar-Raqqah Governorate. Located along the Balikh River, it constitutes a divided city with the bordering city of Akçakale in Turkey. Show Tall Abyaḑon the map
Ath ThawrahAl-Thawrah (Arabic: الثورة‎‎ aṯ ṯawrah), also known as al-Tabqah (Arabic: الطبقة‎‎ aṭ ṭabqah), is a city located in Ar-Raqqah Governorate (Syria), approximately 55 kilometres (34 mi) west of ar-Raqqah. The name \"al-Thawrah\" literally means \"The Revolution\", in reference to the March 8th revolution. The Tabqa Dam, which compounds the Euphrates and creates Lake Assad, was built near al-Thawrah. The city had a population of 69,425 as of the 2004 census. It was home to about a thousand Assyrians, most of whom have fled from the sectarian violence of the Syrian civil war. Show Ath Thawrahon the map
SulūkSuluk or Saluq is a town and nahiyah within the Tell Abyad District of ar-Raqqah Governorate in Syria. Suluk is close to the border with Turkey. The population of the town is predominately Turkmen, while the nahiyah consists mostly of Turkmen and Arabs. The Kurds are a minority in the district in total but make up the majority in the sparsely populated south. As a preliminary result of the ongoing Syrian Civil War, Suluk today is situated in Kobanî Canton within the autonomous Federation of Northern Syria – Rojava framework. Show Sulūkon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Ar-Raqqah
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Ar-Raqqah GovernorateAl-Raqqah Governorate (Arabic: مُحافظة الرقة‎‎ ALA: Muḥāfaẓat ar-Raqqah) is one of the fourteen governorates (provinces) of Syria. It is situated in the north of the country and covers an area of 19,616 km². The governorate has a population of 921,000 (2010 census office estimate). The capital is al-Raqqah. The Islamic State of Iraq and Levant claimed full control of this province as of August 24, 2014 when its fighters captured Tabaqa Airbase in the southwest part of the province. However, the Kurdish People's Protection Units now control much of the northern section of the province.Show on map
Tell Abyad DistrictTell Abyad District (Arabic: منطقة تل أبيض‎, translit. manṭiqat Tall Abyaḍ‎; Kurdish: Devera Girê Spî‎) is a district of the ar-Raqqah Governorate in northern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of Tell Abyad.Show on map
Ar-Raqqah DistrictAr-Raqqah District (Arabic: منطقة مركز الرقة‎, translit. manṭiqat ar-Raqqah‎) is a district of the ar-Raqqah Governorate in northern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of ar-Raqqah. At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 503,960.Show on map
Al-Thawrah DistrictAl-Thawrah District (Arabic: منطقة الثورة‎, translit. manṭiqat Aṯ Ṯawra‎) is a district of the ar-Raqqah Governorate in northern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of al-Thawrah. At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 159,840.Show on map
Different buildings in Ar-Raqqah
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Sadd al FurātThe Tabqa Dam (Arabic: سد or al-Thawra Dam as it is also named (Arabic: سد الثورة‎‎, literally dam of the revolution), is an earth-fill dam on the Euphrates, located 40 kilometres (25 mi) upstream from the city of Ar-Raqqah in Ar-Raqqah Governorate, Syria. The dam is 60 metres (200 ft) high and 4.5 kilometres (2.8 mi) long and is the largest dam in Syria. Its construction led to the creation of Lake Assad, Syria's largest water reservoir. The dam was constructed between 1968 and 1973 with help from the Soviet Union. At the same time, an international effort was made to excavate and document as many archaeological remains as possible in the area of the future lake before they would be flooded by the rising water. When the flow of the Euphrates was reduced in 1974 to fill the lakeShow on map
Ar RuşāfahResafa (Arabic: [reṣafa]), known in Roman times as Sergiopolis (which has namesakes) and briefly as Anastasiopolis, was a city located in the Roman province of Euphratensis, in modern-day Syria. It is an archaeological site situated south-west of the city of Ar Raqqah and the Euphrates.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Ar-Raqqah
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Tall Z̧ahīr al ShuwayrahTell Chuera is an ancient Near Eastern tell site in Ar Raqqah Governorate, northern Syria. It lies between the Balikh and Khabur rivers.Show on map