Salah ad DinSalah ad Din
is a province in Iraq
. The province has an area of 24,751 km²
. The estimated population for 2003
was 1,146,500 people. The provincial capital is Tikrit
; the province also contains the significantly larger city of Samarra
The province is named after Saladin (written Salah ah Din in modern Arabic Latin transcription), hero of the 12th century.