Azaz District

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Azaz District
منطقة أعزاز
Azaz District in Syria
Location of Azaz District within Aleppo Governorate
Coordinates (Azaz): 36°21′N 37°02′E / 36.35°N 37.03°E / 36.35; 37.03Coordinates: 36°21′N 37°02′E / 36.35°N 37.03°E / 36.35; 37.03
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
Seat Azaz
Subdistricts 6 nawāḥī
 • Total 1,259.96 km2 (486.47 sq mi)
Population (2004)[1] 251,769
Geocode SY0204

Azaz District (Arabic: منطقة أعزاز‎, translit. manṭiqat A'zāz‎) is a district of Aleppo Governorate in northern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of Azaz. At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 251,769.[1]

The district lies between Afrin District to the west, Mount Simeon District to the south and al-Bab District to the east. To the north is the Kilis Province of Turkey.


Subdistricts of Azaz District
PCode Name Area Population Villages Seat
SY020400 Nahiya Azaz 180.12 km² 47,570 20 Azaz
SY020401 Nahiya Akhtarin 341.78 km² 39,385 43 Akhtarin
SY020402 Nahiya Tell Rifaat 204.52 km² 43,781 13 Tell Rifaat
SY020403 Nahiya Mare' 191.42 km² 39,306 18 Mare'
SY020404 Nahiya Nubl 174.79 km² 51,948 12 Nubl
SY020405 Nahiya Sawran 167.32 km² 30,032 18 Sawran


  1. ^ a b "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.