Al-Bab District

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al-Bab District
منطقة الباب
al-Bab District in Syria
Location of al-Bab District within Aleppo Governorate
Coordinates (al-Bab): 36°22′21″N 37°31′04″E / 36.3725°N 37.5178°E / 36.3725; 37.5178Coordinates: 36°22′21″N 37°31′04″E / 36.3725°N 37.5178°E / 36.3725; 37.5178
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
Seat al-Bab
Subdistricts 4 nawāḥī
 • Total 1,480.19 km2 (571.50 sq mi)
Population (2004)[1] 201,589
Geocode SY0202

al-Bab District (Arabic: منطقة الباب‎, translit. manṭiqat al-Bāb‎) is a district of Aleppo Governorate in northern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of al-Bab.

The district was split in 2009, when three southern sub-districts were separated to form the new Dayr Hafir District.[2] At the 2004 census, the remaining sub-districts had a total population of 201,589.[1]


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

Subdistricts of al-Bab District
Code Name Area Population Seat
SY020200 al-Bab Nahiya 112,219 km² 112,219 al-Bab
SY020201 Tedef Nahiya 321.24 km² 41,951 Tedef
SY020202 al-Rayi Nahiya 352.30 km² 15,378 al-Rayi
SY020203 Arima Nahiya 317.38 km² 32,041 Arima


  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. 
  2. ^ "إحداث منطقتي دير حافر والأتارب سيساهم في النهضة التنموية بالمحافظة". Al-Jamahir (in Arabic). Aleppo. 25 February 2009. Retrieved 24 January 2016.