Location of as-Safira District within Aleppo Governorate
|Coordinates (as-Safira): 37°04′N 37°22′E / 37.07°N 37.37°ECoordinates: 37°04′N 37°22′E / 37.07°N 37.37°E|
|• Total||2,850.56 km2 (1,100.61 sq mi)|
as-Safira District (Arabic: منطقة السفيرة, translit. manṭiqat as-Safīrah) is a district of Aleppo Governorate in northern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of as-Safira. At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 178,293.
The district of as-Safira is divided into five sub-districts or nawāḥī (population as of 2004):
|SY020700||as-Safira Nahiya||846.37 km²||132,658||as-Safira|
|Tell Aran Nahiya||Tell Aran|
|SY020701||Khanasir Nahiya||1,603.98 km²||17,618||Khanasir|
|SY020702||Banan Nahiya||140.06 km²||17,193||Banan|
|SY020703||al-Hajib Nahiya||260.16 km²||10,408||al-Hajib|
In 2009, the northwestern area around the majority Kurdish city of Tell Aran was spun off al-Safira Nahiya to establish Tell Aran Nahiya.
- "General Census of Population and Housing 2004" (PDF) (in Arabic). Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 15 October 2015. Also available in English: "2004 Census Data". UN OCHA. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
- "احداث منطقتي دير حافر والاتارب تعزيزاً لمسيرة التنمية". Al-Jamahir (in Arabic). Aleppo. 25 February 2009. Retrieved 25 January 2016.