Atarib

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Atarib
أتارب
Atarib is located in Syria
Atarib
Atarib
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 36°08′N 36°49′E / 36.133°N 36.817°E / 36.133; 36.817
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
District Atarib
Subdistrict Atarib
Area
 • Total 2.25 km2 (0.87 sq mi)
Elevation 310 m (1,020 ft)
Population (2004 census)[1]
 • Total 10,657

Atarib (Arabic: أتارب‎) is a Syrian town in the Aleppo Governorate, 25 kilometers west of Aleppo, just 20 km away from the Syrian–Turkish borderline. It is the regional center of Atarib District. In the 2004 official census, the town of Atarib had a population of 10,657. Atarib is a large trading and agricultural center in the governorate, and the community is characterized with its rural life. An archaeological site is located at the top of a hill in the center of the town.[citation needed]

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