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Cizîre region’s administrative division

NEWS DESK– Cizîre region (al-Jazeera) within the administrative division law of the Democratic North-Syria Federation consists of two cantons: al-Hasakah and Qamişlo and 6 major areas.

According to the administrative division law of the Democratic North-Syria Federation which was ratified at the meeting held in July 27, 28 in Rmaylan town, the Democratic North-Syria Federation comprises 3 major regions; Cizîre, the Euphrates, and Efrîn regions and each, in turn, include 2 cantons which also consist of many areas.

The canton which means the cities’ integration with villages within its borders, it is also a sector of the regions making up an area or more, the center of the canton must be a city.

As to the area, which is a sector of the canton or region, its population must be no less than 50,000 people, the center of the area could be a city or a town, and it may include more than a city or district.

One of the three regions under the democratic federalism is Cizîre region which includes two cantons: al-Hasakah and Qamişlo.

Al-Hasakah canton:

This canton includes 4 areas; al-Hasakah, Serê Kaniyê, Ad-Darbasiyah, and Tel Temir areas.

  • Al-Hasakah area includes the center of al-Hasakah city, its towns, villages and hamlets, in addition to the following districts:
  • Al-Shadadi district
  • Al-Arisha district
  • Al-Holl district
  • Serê Kaniyê area includes the center of the city of Serê Kaniyê, its towns, villages and hamlets, and Zirkan district as well.
  • Ad-Darbasiyah area includes Ad-Darbasiyah city center, its towns, villages, and hamlets.
  • Tel Temir area includes the center of Tel Temir city and al-Khabour villages

 

2- Qamişlo canton:

Qamişlo canton includes two areas; Qamişlo and Dêrik areas.

  • Qamişlo area includes:

The center of the city of Qamişlo, its towns, villages and hamlets, in addition to 4 districts:

  • Amûda district
  • Tirbê Sipî district
  • Tel Hemîs district
  • Tel Berak district
  • Dêrik area

Dêrik area includes the center of Dêrik city, its towns, villages and hamlets, and these districts:

  • Girkê Legê district
  • Tel Koçer district
  • Çilaxa district

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