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Governorates of Kurum Ash-Sharqia

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The governorates of Kurum Ash-Sharqia (Arabic:محافظة / Muhafazah) are the first tier administrative division in Kurum Ash-Sharqia. The present two governorates were orginally established by New Batavia, but peacefully seceded in 1699 AN to form Kurum Ash-Sharqia.

Government and competences

The government and the competences of the governorates are ruled by the New Batavian Act local government 2021, which is till in force as an inherited piece of legislation.

The central government appoints the governors. They are responsible for executing national legislation within their respective governorates, as well as making policy on a number of competences:

  • Education
  • Culture
  • Civil engineering
  • Economy
  • Local government of cities and towns


Governorate Est. Population Main economy Capital
Al-Ard Al-Moestasliha 1695 AN 400,000 Agriculture, market garden Oud Laar
Dar Al-Hoeriya 1695 AN 1,200,000 Livestock, agriculture, services Vrijplaats
Total 1,600,000