|• Governor||Aqil Al-Turaihi|
|• Total||5,034 km2 (1,944 sq mi)|
|• Density||240/km2 (630/sq mi)|
Karbala Governorate (Arabic: كربلاء Karbalāʾ) is a governorate in central Iraq. Its administrative center is the city of Karbala, a holy city for Shia Muslims for housing the shrine of the revered Imam Hussein. The population is majority Shia. The governorate includes part of the artificial Lake Milh.
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