Learn more about At-Ta'mim Governorate
| Population (2003)|
| Area||10,282 km²|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+3)|
|Main language(s)|| Arabic|
Kirkuk Governorate is one of the Governorates of Iraq. From 1976 to the present day (as of July 11, 2006) it has been called At-Ta'mim (Kurdish Temîm, Arabic: التأمیم ), which means state-owned and points to the national ownership of the very rich oil and natural gas reserves. Prior to 1976 it was called Kirkuk Province and also included the neighbouring As Sulaymaniyah Governorate.
The province has an area of 10,282 km². In 2003 the estimated population was 949,000 people. The provincial capital is the city of Kirkuk. It is divided into four districts.
 Elections 2005
The democratic elections of Iraq in 2005 showed that the Kurdish list (Brotherhood List of Kurdistan) won at least 62% of the Kerkuk assembly.