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Dara`a Governorate (Arabic: مُحافظة درعا / ALA-LC: Muḥāfaẓat Dar‘ā ) is one of the fourteen Governorates of Syria. It is situated in the south-west of the country and covers an area of 3,730 km². It is bordered by Jordan to the south, Quneitra Governorate to the west, Rif Dimashq Governorate to the north and Al-Suwayda Governorate to the east. The governorate has a population of 998,000 (2010 census office estimate). The capital is the city of Daraa. Several clashes have occurred within the governorate throughout the Syrian civil war.
Cities, towns & villages in Daraa
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Dar‘āDaraa (Arabic: درعا‎‎, Levantine Arabic: [ˈdarʕa]), also Darʿā, Dara’a, Deraa, Dera, and Derʿā (\"fortress\", compare Dura-Europos), is a city in southwestern Syria, located about 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) north of the border with Jordan. It is the capital of Daraa Governorate, historically part of the ancient Hauran region. The city is located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) south of Damascus on the Damascus-Amman highway, and is used as a stopping station for travelers. Nearby localities include Umm al-Mayazen and Nasib to the southeast, al-Naimeh to the east, Ataman to the north, al-Yadudah to the northwest and Ramtha, Jordan to the southwest. Show Dar‘āon the map
Buşrá ash ShāmBosra (Arabic: بصرى‎‎ Buṣrā, also spelled Bostra, Busrana, Bozrah, Bozra and officially known Busra al-Sham بصرى الشام) is a town in southern Syria, administratively belonging to the Daraa District of the Daraa Governorate and geographically being part of the Hauran region. Show Buşrá ash Shāmon the map
Aş ŞanamaynAl-Sanamayn (Arabic: also spelled Sanamein, Sanamain, Sunamein) is a city in southern Syria, administratively part of the Daraa Governorate and the center of al-Sanamayn District. It is located 55 kilometres (34 miles) north of Daraa and 50 kilometres (31 miles) south of Damascus. Nearby localities include Kafr Shams to the northwest, Deir al-Bukht to the north, Jabab to the northeast, Bassir to the east, Tubna to the southeast, Inkhil to the southwest and Qayta to the west. Show Aş Şanamaynon the map
MaḩajjahMahajjah (Arabic: محجة‎‎, also spelled Mahajjah, Muhajja or Mhajjeh) is a town in the Izra' District of the Daraa Governorate in southern Syria located north of Daraa. It is situated about 63 kilometers south of the capital Damascus. Nearby localities include Khabab to the northeast, Tubna to the north, Inkhil to the northwest, Jasim to the west, Nawa to the southwest, Izra and al-Shaykh Maskin to the south and the volcanic Lejat plain to the east. In the 2004 census by the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Mahajjah had a population of 9,982. Its inhabitants are predominantly Muslims and Catholics. Show Maḩajjahon the map
TasīlTasil (Arabic: تسيل‎‎, also spelled Tsil) is a town in southern Syria, administratively part of the Izra District of the Daraa Governorate. Nearby localities include Nawa to the northeast, Adwan and al-Shaykh Saad to the east, Jalin and Tafas to the south, Saham al-Jawlan to the southwest and Saida and the Golan Heights to the east. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Tasil had a population of 15,985 in the 2004 census. It is the administrative center of a nahiyah (\"subdistrict\") consisting of three localities with a combined population of 17,778 in 2004. Show Tasīlon the map
Al MuzayrībMuzayrib (Arabic: مزيريب‎‎, also spelled Mzerib, Mzeireb or Mzereeb) is a town in southern Syria, administratively part of the Daraa Governorate, located northwest of Daraa on the Syrian-Jordanian borders. Nearby localities include al-Shaykh Saad and Nawa to the north, Da'el, Tafas and al-Shaykh Maskin to the northeast, and al-Yadudah to the southeast. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Muzayrib had a population of 12,640 in the 2004 census. The town is also the administrative center of the Muzayrib nahiyah (subdistrict) consisting of nine villages with a combined population of 72,625. Muzayrib also has a community of Palestinian refugees. Show Al Muzayrībon the map
GhabāghibGhabaghib (Arabic: غباغب‎‎ Ğabāğib; also spelled Ghabagheb) is a town in southern Syria, administratively part of the Daraa Governorate, located north of Daraa. Nearby localities include Muthabin to the southeast, al-Sanamayn to the south, Deir al-Bukht, Deir al-Adas to the east, Khan Dannun to the north and al-Qin to the northwest. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Ghabaghib had a population of 11,802 in the 2004 census. The town is also the administrative center of the Ghabaghib nahiyah which consists of thirteen villages with a combined population of 45,793. Show Ghabāghibon the map
QarfāQarfa (Arabic: قرفــا‎‎, also spelled Garfa or Kurfa) is a village in southern Syria, administratively belonging to the Izra' District of the Daraa Governorate. Nearby localities include al-Shaykh Maskin to the northwest, Izra to the northeast, Maliha al-Atash to the east, Namir to the southeast, Khirbet Ghazaleh to the south and Abtaa to the southwest. In the 2004 census by the Central Bureau of Statistics, al-Hirak had a population of 20,760. Its inhabitants are predominantly Muslims. Show Qarfāon the map
Umm WaladUmm Walad (Arabic: أم ولد‎‎, also spelled Om Walad) is a town in southern Syria, administratively part of the Daraa Governorate, located east of Daraa in the Hauran region. Nearby localities include Ira to the southeast, Jabab to the south, al-Musayfirah to the southwest, al-Karak to the northwest, al-Thaalah to the north and al-Suwayda to the northeast. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Umm Walad had a population of 7,547 in the 2004 census. Show Umm Waladon the map
ŢafasTafas (Arabic: طفس‎‎, also spelled Tafs or Tuffas) is a town in southern Syria, administratively part of the Daraa Governorate, located north of Daraa. Nearby localities include al-Shaykh Saad and Nawa to the north, Da'el, Abtaa and al-Shaykh Maskin to the northeast, Saham al-Jawlan and Adwan to the northwest and Muzayrib to the southwest. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Tafas had a population of 32,236 in the 2004 census. Show Ţafason the map
Kafr NāsijKafr Nasij (Arabic: كفر ناسج‎‎, also spelled Kafar Nasej) is a village in the al-Sanamayn District of the Daraa Governorate in southern Syria. Nearby localities include al-Tiha to the west, Aqraba and al-Harra to the southwest, Zamrin to the south, Kafr Shams to the southeast, Deir al-Adas to the east and Kanakir to the north. In the 2004 census by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Kafr Nasij had a population of 2,381. Show Kafr Nāsijon the map
Kafr ShamsKafr Shams (Arabic: كفر شمس‎‎, also spelled Kfar Shams or Kafr ash-Shams) is a small city in southern Syria administratively belonging to the Al-Sanamayn District of the Daraa Governorate. It is 16 kilometers (9.9 mi) northwest of al-Sanamayn, just east of the Golan Heights and situated between Damascus and Daraa. In the 2004 census by the Central Bureau of Statistics Kafr Shams had a population of 12,435. Show Kafr Shamson the map
GhaşmGhasm (Arabic: غصم‎‎, also spelled Ghasam) is a village in southern Syria, administratively part of the Daraa Governorate, located northeast of Daraa and west of Bosra. Other nearby localities include Maarbah to the east, al-Sahwah to the north, al-Jiza to west and al-Mataaiya to the south. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Ghasm had a population of 3,666 in the 2004 census. Show Ghaşmon the map
JāsimJasim (Arabic: جاسم‎‎, also spelled Jassem) is a small city in the Izra' District of the Daraa Governorate in southern Syria. It is located 41 kilometers north of Daraa and is near the towns of Nawa to the south, Kafr Shams to the north, Inkhil to the northeast and al-Harra to the northwest. In the 2004 census by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Jasim had a population of 31,683. Show Jāsimon the map
BaşīrBassir (Arabic: بصير‎‎) is a village in Hauran, located 630 meters (0.4 miles) above sea level and 51 kilometers (32 mi) southern of Damascus in Syria. Bassir is bordered from the east by Lejah, from the south by Khabab, from the west by Al-Sanamayn and from the north by Jebab. It is situated in the middle of three main cities in Syria: Damascus, Daraa and As-Suwayda. Show Başīron the map
KhababKhabab (Arabic: خبب‎‎, Syriac: ܟܚܐܒܐܒ, Khababb) is a town located in southern Syria in the Hauran plain, part of the Daraa Governorate, 57 km (~36 miles) south of Damascus and about the same distance from the city of Daraa. The old name of the town is Abiba, which in Aramaic and Syriac means a plain green grass. Show Khababon the map
NawáNawa (Arabic: نوى‎‎, Nawā) is a Syrian city administratively belonging to the Daraa Governorate. It has an altitude of 568 meters (1,864 ft). It had a population of 59,170 in 2007, making it the 28th largest city per geographical entity in Syria. In antiquity it was the city of Neve in the Roman province of Arabia Petraea. Show Nawáon the map
Izra‘Izra' (Arabic: ازرع‎‎ Izra') is a town in Syria, administratively belonging to Izra' District of the Daraa Governorate located north of Daraa. Izra' has an altitude of 599 metres and had a population of 19,158 in 2004, according to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). The population is predominantly Christian. Show Izra‘on the map
InkhilInkhil (Arabic: أنخل‎‎, also spelled Ankhil) is a town in the al-Sanamayn District of the Daraa Governorate in southern Syria located north of Daraa and just east of the Golan Heights in the Hauran plain. In the 2004 census by the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics it had a population 31,258. Show Inkhilon the map
BurāqBurraq (Arabic: براق‎‎) is a village in southern Syria, located in the Daraa Governorate and in the Al-Sanamayn District. Its other names are Bouraq, Bourâq, Burāq, Bouraa, Al Burak, Burak, Buraq, Burrāq, Bourak. It is located at an altitude of 650 meters. Show Burāqon the map
Saḩam al JawlānSaham al-Jawlan (Arabic: سحم Saḩam al Jawlān), also known as Saham el-Golan, is a Syrian village in the Daraa Governorate, in the Hauran region. It had a population of 6,572 in 2004. Most residents work in the cultivation of cereals, olives and vegetables. Show Saḩam al Jawlānon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Daraa
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ArabiaArabia Petraea or Petrea, also known as Rome's Arabian Province (Latin: Provincia Arabia) or simply Arabia, was a frontier province of the Roman Empire beginning in the 2nd century; it consisted of the former Nabataean kingdom in Jordan, southern Levant, the Sinai Peninsula and northwestern Arabian peninsula. Its capital was Petra. It was bordered on the north by Syria, on the west by Iudaea (merged with Syria from AD 135) and Aegyptus, and on the south and east by the rest of Arabia, known as Arabia Deserta and Arabia Felix.Show on map
Daraa GovernorateDara`a Governorate (Arabic: مُحافظة درعا‎‎ / ALA-LC: Muḥāfaẓat Dar‘ā ) is one of the fourteen Governorates of Syria. It is situated in the south-west of the country and covers an area of 3,730 km². It is bordered by Jordan to the south, Quneitra Governorate to the west, Rif Dimashq Governorate to the north and Al-Suwayda Governorate to the east. The governorate has a population of 998,000 (2010 census office estimate). The capital is the city of Daraa. Several clashes have occurred within the governorate throughout the Syrian civil war.Show on map
Izra DistrictIzra' District (Arabic: منطقة ازرع‎‎) is a district (mantiqah) administratively belonging to Daraa Governorate, Syria. At the 2004 Census it had a population of 246,804. Its administrative centre is the city of Izra'. Most of the land was bought by the KKL/JNF in the early 20th century, and is thus claimed by Israel against Syria. Such information was brought to the debating plenum by Ehud Olmert during the 2008 Peace Negotiations, between Israeli and Syrian Governments.Show on map
Al-Sanamayn DistrictAl-Sanamayn District (Arabic: منطقة is a district (mantiqah) administratively belonging to Daraa Governorate, Syria. At the 2004 Census it had a population of 167,993. Its administrative centre is the city of Al-Sanamayn.Show on map
Daraa DistrictDar'a District (Arabic: منطقة درعا‎‎) is a district (mantiqah) administratively belonging to Daraa Governorate, Syria. At the 2004 Census it had a population of 428,681. Its administrative centre is the city of Daraa.Show on map
Different buildings in Daraa
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Ma‘bar Naşīb al ḨudūdīThe Nasib Border Crossing (Arabic: مركز نصيب is an international border crossing between Syria and Jordan. It is one of the busiest border crossings in Syria and is situated on the Damascus-Amman international highway. It is the main crossing for Syrian exports to Jordan and the GCC countries. In April 2015, the crossing fell to control of Free Syrian Army and al-Nusra Front during the Battle of Nasib Border Crossing.Show on map