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Afrin District

Afrin district (Arabic: عفرين‎ / ALA-LC: ‘Afrīn Kurdish: Efrina) is a Syrian district (mantiqah) administratively belonging to Aleppo Governorate. At the 2004 census, it had a population of 172,095. Its administrative centre is the city of Afrin.


The district of Afrin is divided into seven sub-districts or Nāḥiyas (population according to 2004 official census):

  • Afrin nahiyah (ناحية عفرين): population 66,188.[1]
  • Bulbul nahiyah (ناحية بلبل): population 12,573.[2]
  • Jindires nahiyah (ناحية جنديرس): population 32,947.[3]
  • Rajo nahiyah (ناحية راجو): population 21,955.[4]
  • Sharran nahiyah nahiyah (ناحية شرّان): population 13,632.[5]
  • Shaykh al-Hadid nahiyah (ناحية شيخ الحديد): population 13,871.[6]
  • Maabatli nahiyah (ناحية معبطلي): population 11,741.[7]


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Coordinates: 36°30′36″N 36°52′04″E / 36.51000°N 36.86778°E / 36.51000; 36.86778

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