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Az Zawiyah (الزاوية)
District
Country Libya
Capital Az Zawiyah
Area 2,890 km2 (1,116 sq mi) [1]
Population 290,993 (2006) [2]
Density 101 / km² (262 / sq mi)
Map of Libya with Az Zawiyah district highlighted

Az Zawiyah (Arabic: شعبية الزاويةAz Zāwiya) is one of the districts of Libya. It is located in the north western part of the country, in what had been the historical region of Tripolitania.

Its capital is Az Zawiyah. Since the 2007 reorganization of Libyan districts, the former district of Sabratha Wa Surman has been part of Az Zawiyah District.[3]

In the north, Az Zawiyah has a shoreline bordering the Mediterranean Sea. On land, it borders the following districts:

Pre-2007 extent of Az Zawiyah District


References

  1. resulting from the sum of former Az Zawiyah and Sabratha wa Surman Districts area
  2. "Districts of libya". statoids.com. Retrieved 27 October 2009.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css has no content.
  3. شعبيات الجماهيرية العظمى – Sha'biyat of Great Jamahiriya, accessed 21 June 2009, in Arabic

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