Oqayba

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Aqîbê
Village
Aqîbê is located in Syria
Aqîbê
Aqîbê
Coordinates: 36°26′19″N 36°58′2″E / 36.43861°N 36.96722°E / 36.43861; 36.96722
Country Syria
GovernorateAleppo Governorate
DistrictAfrin District
SubdistrictAfrin
Government
 • Typemunicipal council
Area
 • Total6 km2 (2 sq mi)
 • Land6 km2 (2 sq mi)
 • Water0 km2 (0 sq mi)  0%
Population
 (2015 census)[1]
 • Total5,600
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Aqîbê (Arabic: عقيبة‎ of Oqayba, also spelled Aqiba, Akibah or Agiba) is a village in northern Syria, administratively part of the Aleppo Governorate, located northwest of Aleppo. Nearby localities include Afrin and Baselhaya to the northwest, Ibbin, Deir Jamal and Tell Rifaat to the northeast, Nubl to the south, Barad to the southwest and Kimar to the west. According to the Rojava Central Bureau of Statistics, Aqîbê had a population of 5600 in the 2015 census.[1] Aqîbê has been under Kurdish control since March 2013.[2]

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