Afrin District

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Afrin District
منطقة عفرين
Afrin District in Syria
Location of Afrin District within Aleppo Governorate
Coordinates (Afrin): 36°30′36″N 36°52′04″E / 36.51°N 36.8678°E / 36.51; 36.8678Coordinates: 36°30′36″N 36°52′04″E / 36.51°N 36.8678°E / 36.51; 36.8678
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
Seat Afrin
Subdistricts 7 nawāḥī
 • Total 1,840.85 km2 (710.76 sq mi)
Population (2004)[1] 172,095
Geocode SY0203

Afrin District (Arabic: منطقة عفرين‎, translit. manṭiqat Afrīn; Kurdish: Efrîn‎) is a district of Aleppo Governorate in northern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of Afrin. At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 172,095.[1]


The district of Afrin is divided into seven sub-districts or nawāḥī (population as of 2004[1]):

Subdistricts of Afrin District
Code Name Area Population Seat
SY020300 Afrin Nahiya 427.73 km² 66,188 Afrin
SY020301 Bulbul Nahiya 203.36 km² 12,573 Bulbul
SY020302 Jindires Nahiya 319.43 km² 32,947 Jindires
SY020303 Rajo Nahiya 283.12 km² 21,955 Rajo
SY020304 Sharran Nahiya 305.18 km² 13,632 Sharran
SY020305 Shaykh al-Hadid Nahiya 93.52 km² 13,871 Shaykh al-Hadid
SY020306 Maabatli Nahiya 208.51 km² 11,741 Maabatli

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  1. ^ a b c "General Census of Population and Housing 2004" (PDF) (in Arabic). Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 October 2015.  Also available in English: "2004 Census Data". UN OCHA. Retrieved 15 October 2015.