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
al-Bab District is located in Syria
al-Bab District
al-Bab District
Location in Syria
Coordinates (al-Bab): 36°22′21″N 37°31′04″E / 36.3725°N 37.5178°E / 36.3725; 37.5178
Country Syria
Subdistricts4 nawāḥī
 • Total1,480.19 km2 (571.50 sq mi)

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

The administrative center of al-Rai Subdistrict shown above is the city of al-Rai.
The administrative center of al-Bab Subdistrict shown above is the city of al-Bab.
The administrative center of Arima Subdistrict shown above is the city of Arima.
The administrative center of Tadef Subdistrict shown above is the city of Tadef.

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


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

Subdistricts of al-Bab District
Code Name Area Population Seat
SY020200 al-Bab Subdistrict 489.28 km² 112,219 al-Bab
SY020201 Tadef Subdistrict 321.24 km² 41,951 Tadef
SY020202 al-Rai Subdistrict 352.30 km² 15,378 al-Rai
SY020203 Arima Subdistrict 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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 December 2015. 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.