Sarrin

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This article is about the village in Syria. For the 1st-century rabbi, see Akiva ben Joseph.
Not to be confused with sarin.
Sarrin
صرين
Town
Sarrin is located in Syria
Sarrin
Sarrin
Coordinates: 36°35′15″N 38°17′59″E / 36.58750°N 38.29972°E / 36.58750; 38.29972
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
District Ayn al-Arab
Subdistrict Sarrin
Elevation 356 m (1,168 ft)
Population (2004 census)
 • Total 6,104
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Sarrin (Arabic: صرين‎, Kurdish: Zêrîn‎,[1] also spelled Serrin or Sareen) is a town in northern Syria, administratively part of the Aleppo Governorate, located northeast of Aleppo. It is situated 3 kilometers east of the Euphrates River, south of Kobanî and east of Manbij.[2]

According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Sarrin had a population of 6,140 in the 2004 census.[3]

The town is currently under the control of Kurdish YPG forces.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Polat Can". Twitter. Retrieved 27 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "Google Maps". Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "General Census of Population and Housing 2004". 
  4. ^ "Kurds cut key IS supply route in northern Syria: monitor". France 24. July 27, 2015. Retrieved July 27, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Syrian Kurds capture town from ISIS in north: activists". Retrieved 27 July 2015. 

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