Qabtan

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Qabtan

قبتان
Village
Qabtan is located in Syria
Qabtan
Qabtan
Location of Qabtan in Syria
Coordinates: 36°31′34″N 37°21′48″E / 36.5261°N 37.3633°E / 36.5261; 37.3633
Country Syria
GovernorateAleppo
DistrictAzaz
SubdistrictAkhtarin
Occupation Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
Elevation
470 m (1,540 ft)
Population
 (2004)[1]
846
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
GeocodeC1611

Qabtan (Arabic: قبتان‎, romanizedQabţān) is a village in northern Aleppo Governorate, northwestern Syria. Situated on the eastern Queiq Plain, it is located 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) northeast of Akhtarin, some 35 km (22 mi) northeast of the city of Aleppo, and 14 km (8.7 mi) south of the border to the Turkish province of Kilis.

Administratively the village belongs to Nahiya Akhtarin in Azaz District. Nearby localities include Turkman Bareh 4 km (2.5 mi) to the northwest, and Ziadiyah 4 km (2.5 mi) to the north. In the 2004 census, Qabtan had a population of 846.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2004 Census Data for Nahiya Akhtarin" (in Arabic). Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics. Also available in English: UN OCHA. "2004 Census Data". Humanitarian Data Exchange.