Rael, Syria

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İreal[1]

إرعل
Town
İreal[1] is located in Syria
İreal[1]
İreal[1]
Location of İreal[1] in Syria
Coordinates: 36°35′50″N 37°16′05″E / 36.5972°N 37.2681°E / 36.5972; 37.2681
Country Syria
GovernorateAleppo
DistrictAzaz
SubdistrictSawran
Occupation Free Syrian Army
Elevation
462 m (1,516 ft)
Population
 (2004)[2]
1,750
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
GeocodeC1665

İreal[1] (Turkish: İreal, Arabic: إرعل‎) or Raeil (Arabic: راعل‎, romanizedRā'aīl), also spelled Ra'il, is a village in northern Aleppo Governorate, northwestern Syria. Located halfway between Azaz and al-Rai, some 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of the city of Aleppo and 8 km (5.0 mi) south of the border to the Turkish province of Kilis, the village administratively belongs to Nahiya Sawran in Azaz District. Nearby localities include Ihtaimlat 3 km (1.9 mi) to the south and Dabiq 5 km (3.1 mi) to the south. In the 2004 census, Rael had a population of 1,750.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Günümüzde Suriye Türkmenleri. — Suriye’de Değişimin Ortaya Çıkardığı Toplum: Suriye Türkmenleri, p. 13 ORSAM Rapor № 83. ORSAM – Ortadoğu Türkmenleri Programı Rapor № 14. Ankara — November 2011, 33 pages.
  2. ^ a b "2004 Census Data for Nahiya Sawran, Aleppo Governorate" (in Arabic). Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics. Also available in English: UN OCHA. "2004 Census Data". Humanitarian Data Exchange.