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Russia military delivers aid in Homs governorate
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Vincent Lyn in Homs Governorate
Trip to Homs Governorate
Homs Governorate is one of the fourteen governorates (provinces) of Syria. It is situated in central Syria. Its area differs in various sources, from 40,940 km2 (15,807 sq mi) to 42,223 km2 (16,302 sq mi). It is thus geographically the largest governorate of Syria. Homs Governorate has a population of 1,763,000. The Homs governorate is divided into 6 administrative districts (mantiqah), with the city of Homs as a separate district. Homs is the capital city of the district of Homs. Its governor is Talal al-Barazi.