Mare'

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Mare'
مارع
Town
Mare' is located in Syria
Mare'
Mare'
Coordinates: 36°28′57″N 37°11′50″E / 36.48250°N 37.19722°E / 36.48250; 37.19722
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo Governorate
District A'zaz District
Nahiyah Mare'
Population (2004 census)[1]
 • Total 16,904
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Mare' (Arabic: مارع‎, also spelled Marea) is a town in northern Syria, administratively part of the Aleppo Governorate, located 25 kilometers north of Aleppo. Nearby localities include Tell Rifaat to the west, A'zaz to the northwest and al-Bab to the southeast. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, it had a population of 16,904 in the 2004 census.[1]

Mare' has been affected by the ongoing Syrian uprising against the government of Bashar al-Assad. The Ibn Walid brigade of the opposition Free Syrian Army was formed in the town in August 2012.[2]

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