Al Anbar Governorate (Anbar Tribal Council)

Al Anbar Governorate (or Anbar Province) is the largest governorate in Iraq geographically. Encompassing much of the country's western territory, it shares borders with Syria, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia. The provincial capital is Ramadi, and other important cities in the province include Fallujah and Haditha.

Before 1976 the governorate was known as Ramadi; before 1962, it was known as Dulaim. In 1976 it was renamed Al Anbar Province. Nearly all the inhabitants of the province are Sunni Muslims and mostly from the Dulaim tribe.

As of 2014, the majority of Al Anbar is occupied by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

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Formation Date 1962
Territory 138501.00 (Sq. Km)
Population 1961400
Conflict Name Initiation Year Termination Year Total Killed Total Casuality
Iraqi Insurgency 2011 – Present 2011 ongoing 75957 unknown
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Establishment Date Territory Area
2014 138501.00
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Date Population
2011 1961400
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