Najaf Governorate

Najaf Governorate (Arabic: النجف, romanized: an-Najaf) or Najaf Province is a governorate in central and southern Iraq. The capital is the city of Najaf. The other major city is Al Kufah. Both cities are holy to Shia Muslims, who form the majority of the population.

Najaf Governorate
محافظة النجف
Najaf Province
Imam Ali Mosque
Coordinates: 31°7′N 43°48′E
Country Iraq
CapitalNajaf
Government
  GovernorLuay al-Yassiry[1]
Area
  Total28,824 km2 (11,129 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
  Total1,400,000
HDI (2017)0.689[2]
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Websitehttps://najaf.iq/

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