NEWS DESK– Cizîre region (al-Jazeera) within the administrative division law of the Democratic North-Syria Federation consists of two cantons: al-Hasakah and Qamişlo and 6 major areas.
According to the administrative division law of the Democratic North-Syria Federation which was ratified at the meeting held in July 27, 28 in Rmaylan [Rmelan / Rumelan / Ramelan / Rimelan] town, the Democratic North-Syria Federation comprises 3 major regions; Cizîre, the Euphrates, and Efrîn [Afrin] regions and each, in turn, include 2 cantons which also consist of many areas.
The canton which means the cities’ integration with villages within its borders, it is also a sector of the regions making up an area or more, the center of the canton must be a city.
As to the area, which is a sector of the canton or region, its population must be no less than 50,000 people, the center of the area could be a city or a town, and it may include more than a city or district.
One of the three regions under the democratic federalism is Cizîre region which includes two cantons: al-Hasakah and Qamişlo.
This canton includes 4 areas; al-Hasakah [Hasakah / Hesekê / Hesîçe], Serê Kaniyê [Serekaniye / Ras al-Ayn]], Ad-Darbasiyah [Derbesiye / Dirbêsiyê], and Tel Temir [Tell Tamer / Til Tamer / Tal Tamr / Tall Tamr / Tal Tamir / Girê Xurma] areas.
- Al-Hasakah area includes the center of al-Hasakah city, its towns, villages and hamlets, in addition to the following districts:
- Al-Shadadi district
- Al-Arisha district
- Al-Holl district
- Serê Kaniyê area includes the center of the city of Serê Kaniyê, its towns, villages and hamlets, and Zirkan district as well.
- Ad-Darbasiyah area includes Ad-Darbasiyah city center, its towns, villages, and hamlets.
- Tel Temir area includes the center of Tel Temir city and al-Khabour villages
2- Qamişlo canton:
Qamişlo canton includes two areas; Qamişlo and Dêrik areas.
- Qamişlo area includes:
- Amûda [Amuda / Amûdê / Amouda] district
- Tirbê Sipî [Tirbespiye / Tirbespî / Al-Qahtaniyah] district
- Tel Hemîs district
- Tel Berak district
- Dêrik [Derik / Al-Malikiyah] area
Dêrik area includes the center of Dêrik city, its towns, villages and hamlets, and these districts: