North Syria structuring: 6 cantons, 3 federal regions

NEWS CENTER- Northern Syria Democratic Federation has been restructured according to the newly passed Administrative Regions Act. The new structure is comprised of three federal regions divided into six cantons.

Northern Syria Federation Constituent Assembly passed an Administrative Regions Act to address the service efforts in the framework of democratic principles and the needs of the society in economic, cultural and all areas. The federal regions have an autonomous administration structure and they are made up of areas with geographical, cultural and economic commons.

The federal regions of the Northern Syrian Federation are as follows:

Cizre Federal Region: The Hesekê Canton is made up of Hesekê, Dirbesiyê, Serekaniyê and Til Temir areas and the Qamishlo Canton is made up of Qamishlo and Derik areas.

Euphrates Federal Region: The Kobanê Canton is made up of Kobanê city center and its hamlets, villages, towns and districts, Shêran district and Qenaya district and the Girê Spî Canton is made up of the State of Girê Spî and its hamlets, villages and towns, the Eyn Isa district and the Siluk district.

Efrin Federal Region:The Efrin Canton is made up of the Efrîn, Cindirês and Raco areas and the Shehba Canton is made up of the Shehba region and Ehrez, Fafîn and Kefer Naya districts.

The Administrative Regions Act was passed in the Northern Syrian Federation Constituent Assembly’s session held between July 27 and 28, 2017.