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Tartus Governorate

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Tartus Governorate is one of the fourteen governorates of Syria. It is situated in western Syria, bordering Lebanon to the south, the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Latakia Governorate to the north, and Homs and Hama Governorates to the east. It is one of the few governorates in Syria that has an Alawite majority. Sources list the area as 1,890 km² or 1,892 km². The governorate has a population of 785,000 . The capital is Tartus.HistoryThe governorate was historically part of the Alawite State, which existed from 1920–1936.The region has been relatively peaceful during the Syrian civil war that started in 2011. However, in May 2013, unverified sources suggest that government forces committed massacres at the villages of Bayda and Baniyas.DistrictsThe governorate is divided into five districts: Al-Shaykh BadrBaniyasDuraykishSafitaTartus These are further divided into 27 sub-districts (nawahi).
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