Oqayba

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This article is about the village in Syria. For the 1st-century rabbi, see Akiva ben Joseph.
Oqayba
عقيبة
Village
Oqayba is located in Syria
Oqayba
Oqayba
Coordinates: 36°26′19″N 36°58′2″E / 36.43861°N 36.96722°E / 36.43861; 36.96722
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo Governorate
District Afrin District
Nahiyah Afrin
Population (2004 census)[1]
 • Total 1,040
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Oqayba (Arabic: عقيبة‎, 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 Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Oqayba had a population of 1,040 in the 2004 census. Oqayba has been under Kurd control since March 2013.[1]

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