Akhtarin Subdistrict

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Akhtarin Subdistrict

ناحية أخترين
Akhtarin Subdistrict in Syria
Location of Akhtarin Subdistrict within Aleppo Governorate
Country Syria
GovernorateAleppo
DistrictAzaz District
SeatAkhtarin
Area
 • Total341.78 km2 (131.96 sq mi)
Population
 (2004)[1]
39,385
GeocodeSY020401

Akhtarin Subdistrict (Arabic: ناحية أخترين‎, romanizedNāḥiyah Akhtarin) is the easternmost subdistrict of Azaz District in the northern Aleppo Governorate of northern Syria, on the border with Turkey. Its administrative centre and largest town is Akhtarin. Its town of Dabiq is notable for the battle of Marj Dabiq in 1516, and its place in Islamic eschatology. Neighbouring subdistricts are Sawran Subdistrict (northwest) and Mare' Subdistrict (southwest), both in Azaz District, as well as al-Rai Subdistrict (northeast) and al-Bab Subdistrict (southeast), both belonging to al-Bab District. To the north is the Kilis Province of Turkey.

At the 2004 census, the subdistrict had a population of 39,385.[1]

Cities, towns and villages[edit]

Cities, towns and villages of Akhtarin Subdistrict
PCode Name Population
C1581 Akhtarin 5,305
C1579 Ziadiyah 3,576
C1597 Dabiq 3,364
C1602 Tat Hims 1,722
N/A Arshaf 1,546
C1605 Turkman Bareh 1,537
C1591 Dudiyan 1,164
C1606 Tall Tanah 1,148
C1614 Ghaytun 1,080
C1590 Taanah 1,062
C1582 Baruza 992
C1595 Tal'ar Gharbi 988
C1603 Ghurur 915
C1611 Qabtan 846
C1615 Wash 810
C1610 Kadrish 766
C1600 Jakka 755
C1577 Bahwartah 754
N/A Hameidiyyeh 707
C1608 Gheilaniyeh 689
C1607 Ghuz 685
C1599 Masoudiyah 660
C1601 Tall Battal 656
C1580 Aq Burhan 627
C1616 Qar Kalbin 618
C1578 Aziziyeh 614
C1609 Ka'ibah 572
C1585 Hardana 546
C1594 Tal'ar Sharqi 525
C1584 Ablah 517
C1588 Sandara 446
C1604 Ein Elosud 366
C1589 Tuways 348
C1598 Eskar 343
C1612 Qarah Mazr'ah 327
C1596 Samuqet 318
C1583 Bleikha 285
C1592 Tall Shair 285
C1576 Khalfatli 261
C1586 Dweir Elhawa 232
C1587 Oweilin 201
C1613 Qassajiq 194
C1593 Baghidin 33

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2004 Census Data for Nahiya Akhtarin" (in Arabic). Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original on 4 March 2014. Retrieved 15 October 2015. Also available in English: UN OCHA. "2004 Census Data". Humanitarian Data Exchange. Archived from the original on 2015-12-08. Retrieved 4 December 2015.