Manbij District

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Manbij District

منطقة منبج
Manbij District in Syria
Location of Manbij District within Aleppo Governorate
Manbij District is located in Syria
Manbij District
Manbij District
Location in Syria
Coordinates (Manbij): 36°32′N 37°57′E / 36.53°N 37.95°E / 36.53; 37.95
Country Syria
Subdistricts5 nawāḥī
 • Total5,183.99 km2 (2,001.55 sq mi)

Manbij District (Arabic: منطقة منبج‎, translit. manṭiqat Manbiǧ) is a district of Aleppo Governorate in northern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of Manbij. At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 408,143.[1]

The administrative center of Manbij Subdistrict shown above is the city of Manbij.
The administrative center of Abu Qilqil Subdistrict shown above is the city of Abu Qilqil.
The administrative center of al-Khafsah Subdistrict shown above is the city of al-Khafsah.
The administrative center of Maskanah Subdistrict shown above is the city of Maskanah.


The district of Manbij is divided into five subdistricts or nawāḥī (population as of 2004[1]):

Subdistricts of Manbij District
Code Name Area Population Seat
SY020500 Manbij Subdistrict 1,219.88 km² 204,766 Manbij
Abu Kahf Subdistrict Abu Kahf
SY020501 Abu Qilqil Subdistrict 394.38 km² 47,109 Abu Qilqil
SY020502 al-Khafsah Subdistrict 3,063.46 km² 92,368 al-Khafsah
SY020503 Maskanah Subdistrict 506.27 km² 64,829 Maskanah

The Abu Kahf Subdistrict was separated from the Manbij Subdistrict in 2009.[2]


  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. ^ "احداث منطقتي دير حافر والاتارب تعزيزاً لمسيرة التنمية". Al-Jamahir (in Arabic). Aleppo. 25 February 2009. Retrieved 25 January 2016.