Parêzgeha Dihok ?
Dohuk Governorate within Kurdistan Region
|Autonomous region||Kurdistan Region|
|o Governor||Farhad Atrushi|
|o Total||10,955.91 km2 (4,230.10 sq mi)|
Dohuk Governorate (Kurdish: ?, Parêzgeha Dihok; Syriac: ; Arabic: ?, romanized: Mufa?at Dah?k) is a governorate in the autonomous region of Kurdistan Region. Its capital is the city of Dohuk. It includes Zakho, the city that meets Ibrahim Khalil border between Turkey and Iraq. It borders the Al-Hasakah Governorate of Syria. Before 1976, it was part of Nineveh Governorate, which was called Mosul Governorate. Dohuk Governorate is mainly inhabited by Kurds and Assyrians, with a small number of Yazidis and Armenians. The estimated population in 2018 was 1,292,535.