Derna Governorate

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Darnah Governorate[1] (Derna Governorate,[2] Arabic: محافظة درنة‎) was one of the governorates (muhafazah) of Libya from 1963 to 1983. Its capital was the town of Derna.[3]

The governorate's population was 84,112 in 1964 and had risen to 108,407 by 1972.[4]


  1. ^ Derna Governorate at GEOnet Names Server
  2. ^ United States Department of State (1970) U.S. Department of State fact book of the countries of the world Crown Publishing, New York, page 404, OCLC 164829948
  3. ^ Fisher, Morris (1985) Provinces and provincial capitals of the world (2nd edition) Scarecrow Press, Metuchen, New Jersey, page 88, ISBN 0-8108-1758-6
  4. ^ United States, Department of the Army (1973) "Table 1. Distribution of the Population of Libya, by Governorates 1964 and 1972" Libya (Department of the Army pamphlet 550) Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. page 60

Coordinates: 31°28′N 24°01′E / 31.467°N 24.017°E / 31.467; 24.017