Syria has fourteen governorates, or
muhafazat (singular: muhafazah). The
divided into sixty
districts, or manatiq (sing. mintaqah),
which are further divided into subdistricts,
or nawahi (sing. nahia).
A governor, whose appointment is proposed by
the minister of the interior, approved by
the cabinet, and announced by executive
heads each governorate. The governor
is assisted by an elected provincial
Damascus - Aleppo - Latakia - Homs - Hama.
Al-Hasakah - Deir ez-Zor - Ar-Raqqah - Idlib
- Daraa -As-Suwayda - Tartus - Damascus
Countryside - Al-Quneitra.
Al Qamishli- Ar-Rastan - Masyaf - Safita -
Jableh - Ath-Thawrah - Duma - Baniyas -
An-Nabk- Qusair - Maaloula - Zabadani -
Bosra - Jaramana - At-Tall.
Kafr Buhum - Albaida - Marmarita - Mashta Al
helou- Rhablee - Sirghaya - Fairouzeh -