- Al-Qādisiyyah Governorate
— Province — Coordinates: Coordinates: Country Iraq Capital Al Diwaniyah Area - Total 8,153 km2 (3,147.9 sq mi) Population (2007) - Total 990,483 (3% of total)
Al-Qādisiyyah Governorate (Arabic: القادسية Al Qādisiyyah) (or Qadisiyyah Province) is one of the provinces of Iraq. It is in the center-south of the country. Its capital is Al Diwaniyah. Before 1976, it was part of the ad-Diwāniyyah Province, along with al-Muthannā Governorate and Najaf Governorate. The province is named after the historical city of Al-Qādisiyyah; the site of the Battle of al-Qādisiyyah, where in 636 CE the Islamic Rashidun forces defeated the forces of the Sassanid Empire.
- Deputy Governor:
- Diaa Abdulkarim
- Provincial Council Chairman (PCC):
- Husayin al-Khalidi
- Iraq Inter-Agency Information & Analysis Unit Reports, Maps and Assessments of Iraq's Governorates from the UN Inter-Agency Information & Analysis Unit
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