Shuyukh Tahtani

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Shuyukh Tahtani
شيوخ تحتاني
Şexlêr Jur
Town
Shuyukh Tahtani is located in Syria
Shuyukh Tahtani
Shuyukh Tahtani
Location of Shuyukh Tahtani in Syria
Coordinates: 36°45′07″N 38°03′46″E / 36.7519°N 38.0628°E / 36.7519; 38.0628
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
District Ayn al-Arab
Subdistrict Shuyukh Tahtani
Population (2004)[1] 4,338
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Geocode C2007

Shuyukh Tahtani (Arabic: شيوخ تحتاني‎, lit. 'Lower Shuyukh'; Kurdish: Şexlêr Jur‎) is an Arab town in northeastern Aleppo Governorate, in Syria

Shuyukh Tahtani is the administrative center of Nahiya Shuyukh Tahtani of the Ayn al-Arab District.

Located on the eastern banks of river Euphrates, behind the wetlands of the Shuyukh Plain, the town has a population of 4,338, as per the 2004 census, and is administrative center of Nahiya Shuyukh Tahtani.[1] Some 5 km (3.1 mi) to the north, a road bridge used to connect its larger twin town Shuyukh Fawqani to Jarabulus and the city of Manbij on the western side of Euphrates river.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2004 Census Data for Nahiya Shuyukh Tahtani" (in Arabic). Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 October 2015.  Also available in English: UN OCHA. "2004 Census Data". Humanitarian Data Exchange. Retrieved 4 December 2015.