Al-Jalaa

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Al-Jalaa
الجلاء
Al-Jalaa is located in Syria
Al-Jalaa
Al-Jalaa
Coordinates: 34°37′55″N 40°49′48″E / 34.632043°N 40.830081°E / 34.632043; 40.830081
Country  Syria
Governorate Deir ez-Zor Governorate
District Abu Kamal District
Nahiyah Al-Jalaa
Population (2004 census)[1]
 • Total 9,171
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Al-Jalaa (Arabic: الجلاء‎) is a small city in eastern Syria, administratively part of the Deir ez-Zor Governorate, located along the Euphrates River, south of Deir ez-Zor. Nearby localities include al-Abbas to the west, al-Ramadi and Abu Kamal to the south and Kharayij and Hajin to the north. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, al-Jalaa had a population of 9,171 in the 2004 census. It is the administrative center of a nahiyah ("subdistrict") of the Abu Kamal District. The Hajin subdistrict consists of six towns which had a collective population of 29,255 in 2004.[1]

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