Salah ad-Din (governorate)

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صلاح الدين
Ṣalāḥ ad-Dīn
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Basic data
Country Iraq
Capital Tikrit
surface 24,751 km²
Residents 1,146,500 (as of 2003)
density 46 inhabitants per km²
ISO 3166-2 IQ-SD
Districts of the governorate
Districts of the governorate

Coordinates: 34 ° 30 '  N , 43 ° 30'  E

Salah ad-Din ( Arabic صلاح الدين, DMG Ṣalāḥ ad-Dīn ) is a governorate in northern Iraq .

Salah ad-Din has around 1,146,500 inhabitants on an area of ​​24,751 km² (status: 2003). The capital is Tikrit , but the largest city is Samarra . In 1958, the governorate was part of the Baghdad governorate, but then divided and the northern part named after the city of Samarra. Later the name was changed to Salah ad-Din ( Saladin ).

The districts of the governorate are:

Cities (selection)