Haji Kusa

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Haji Kusa

حاجي كوسة
Haji Kusa is located in Syria
Haji Kusa
Haji Kusa
Location of Haji Kusa in Syria
Coordinates: 36°33′20″N 37°38′20″E / 36.55556°N 37.63889°E / 36.55556; 37.63889Coordinates: 36°33′20″N 37°38′20″E / 36.55556°N 37.63889°E / 36.55556; 37.63889
Country Syria
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Haji Kusa (Arabic: حاجي كوسة‎; Kurdish: Hacikose‎) is a village in northern Aleppo Governorate, northern Syria. It is located in a sparsely populated area, some 18 km (11 mi) east of al-Rai, 22 km (14 mi) northeast of al-Bab and 27 km (17 mi) west of Manbij. Administratively part of Nahiya al-Rai in al-Bab District, the village has a population of 1,011 as per the 2004 census.[1] On 12 November 2016, Haji Kusa was captured by Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army from ISIS.[2]


  1. ^ a b "2004 Census Data for Nahiya al-Rai" (in Arabic). Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics. Also available in English: UN OCHA. "2004 Census Data". Humanitarian Data Exchange.
  2. ^ "Syria Euphrates Shield 3 Short brief". 2016-11-12. Retrieved 2016-11-13.