Deir ez-Zor Govrenorate

Deir ez-Zor Govrenorate (Arabic: مُحافظة دير الزور‎) is ane o the fowerteen govrenorates o Sirie. It is situatit in eastren Sirie, borderin Iraq. It haes an aurie o 33,060 km² [1] an a population o 1,094,000 (2007 estimate). The caipital is Deir ez-Zor.

Location in Sirie


The govrenorate is dividit intae 3 destricts (manatiq):

Thir are further dividit intae ? sub-destricts (nawahi).

Operation OrchardEedit

Deir ez-Zor wis an aa the location o Israel's execution o Operation Orchard on September 6, 2007. Israel bombed a northren Sirie complex near which wis suspectit o hauldin nuclear materials frae North Korea.[2]


  2. Mahnaimi, Uzi; Baxter, Sarah (23 September 2007). "Israelis 'Israelis seized nuclear material in Syrian raid'". London: The Sunday Times. Retrieved 1 Mey 2010.

Freemit airtinsEedit

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