Hajin

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For the village in Iran, see Hajin, Iran.
Hajin
هجين
Hajin is located in Syria
Hajin
Hajin
Coordinates: 34°41′22″N 40°49′51″E / 34.68944°N 40.83083°E / 34.68944; 40.83083
Country  Syria
Governorate Deir ez-Zor Governorate
District Abu Kamal District
Nahiyah Hajin
Population (2004 census)[1]
 • Total 37,935
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Hajin (Arabic: هجين‎, also spelled Hajeen) 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 to the south and Kharayij to the north. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Hajin had a population of 37,935 in the 2004 census. It is the administrative center of a nahiyah ("subdistrict") of the Abu Kamal District. The Hajin subdistrict consists of four towns which had a collective population of 97,970 in 2004.[1]

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