Dabis, Syria

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ad-Dabis

الدابس

Debis[1]
Village
ad-Dabis is located in Syria
ad-Dabis
ad-Dabis
Location of ad-Dabis in Syria
Coordinates: 36°42′13″N 37°57′25″E / 36.7036°N 37.9569°E / 36.7036; 37.9569
Country Syria
GovernorateAleppo
DistrictJarabulus
SubdistrictJarabulus
Elevation
414 m (1,358 ft)
Population
 (2004)[2]
880
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
GeocodeC2217

Dabis (Turkish: Debis,[1] Arabic: الدابس‎, romanizedad-Dabes) is a village in northern Aleppo Governorate, northern Syria. Situated on the northern Manbij Plain, between Jarabulus and the lower course of Sajur River, the village is located about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) west of river Euphrates and about 12 km (7.5 mi) south of the border to the Turkish province of Gaziantep.

With 880 inhabitants, as per the 2004 census, Dabis administratively belongs to Nahiya Jarabulus within Jarabulus District.[2] Nearby localities include Ayn al-Bayda 3 km (1.9 mi) to the northeast, Balaban 4 km (2.5 mi) to the south, and Jubb al-Kusa 4 km (2.5 mi) to the southeast.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Günümüzde Suriye Türkmenleri (in Turkish)Suriye’de Değişimin Ortaya Çıkardığı Toplum: Suriye Türkmenleri, p. 12 ORSAM Rapor № 83. ORSAM – Ortadoğu Türkmenleri Programı Rapor № 14. Ankara — November 2011, 33 pages.
  2. ^ a b "2004 Census Data for Nahiya Jarabulus" (in Arabic). Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics. Also available in English: UN OCHA. "2004 Census Data". Humanitarian Data Exchange.