Meidan Ekbis

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Meidan Ekbis
ميدان اكبس
Meidan Ekbis is located in Syria
Meidan Ekbis
Meidan Ekbis
Coordinates: 36°49′12″N 36°40′38″E / 36.82000°N 36.67722°E / 36.82000; 36.67722
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo Governorate
District Afrin District
Nahiyah Rajo
de facto  Rojava
Population (2004 census)[1]
 • Total 1,302
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Meidan Ekbis (Arabic: ميدان اكبس‎‎) or Maydan Ikbis is a town in northern Syria, administratively part of the Afrin District of Aleppo Governorate, located north of Aleppo. Nearby localities include Afrin and Rajo to the south. The town lies on the Syria–Turkey border and is a stop on the main railroad crossing into Turkey on the Baghdad Railway and Istanbul-Aleppo-Damascus line. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Meidan Ekbis had a population of 1,302 in the 2004 census.[1]