Sharran

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Sharran
شران
Town
Sharran is located in Syria
Sharran
Sharran
Coordinates: 36°37′23″N 36°56′11″E / 36.62306°N 36.93639°E / 36.62306; 36.93639
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo Governorate
District Afrin District
Nahiyah Sharran
de facto  Rojava
Population (2004 census)[1]
 • Total 2,596
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Sharran (Arabic: شران‎‎, also spelled Sharan or Shiran) is a village in northern Syria, administratively part of the Aleppo Governorate, located northwest of Aleppo near the Turkish border. Nearby localities include Azaz and Qatma to the east and Afrin to the south. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Sharran had a population of 2,596 in the 2004 census. The town is also the administrative center of the Sharran nahiyah of the Afrin District consisting of 35 villages with a combined population of 13,632.[1]

Sharran is the administrative center of Nahiya Sharran of the Afrin District.

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