Tell Abyad

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Tal Abyad in Syria, and Akçakale in Turkey.

Tal Abyad (Arabic: تل أبيضTal Abyaḍ; Kurdish: Girê Sipî) is a Syrian town located along the Balikh River and administratively within the Ar-Raqqah Governorate.

It forms a divided city with Akçakale in Turkey and there is a border crossing.

Before the Syrian war it had a population of 12,490.

Coordinates: 36°41′51″N 38°57′24″E / 36.69750°N 38.95667°E / 36.69750; 38.95667