Bulbul, Syria

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Bulbul is located in Syria
Coordinates: 36°46′17.9″N 36°49′8.8″E / 36.771639°N 36.819111°E / 36.771639; 36.819111
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo Governorate
District Afrin District
Nahiyah Bulbul
Population (2004 census)[1]
 • Total 1,742
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Bulbul (Arabic: بلبل‎‎) is a village in northern Syria, administratively part of the Aleppo Governorate, located northwest of Aleppo near the Turkish border. Nearby localities include Maydan Ikbis to the west, Rajo to the southwest and Maabatli to the south. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Bulbul had a population of 1,742 in the 2004 census. The town is also the administrative center of the Bulbul nahiyah of the Afrin District consisting of 34 villages with a combined population of 12,573.[1] Bulbul means nightingale in Kurdish languages.