Tell Abyad District
|Tell Abyad District
منطقة تل أبيض
Location of Tell Abyad District within ar-Raqqah Governorate
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|• Total||4,834.02 km2 (1,866.43 sq mi)|
Tell Abyad District (Arabic: منطقة تل أبيض, translit. manṭiqat Tall Abyaḍ; Kurdish: Devera Girê Spî) is a district of the ar-Raqqah Governorate in northern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of Tell Abyad.
At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 129,714. The majority of inhabitants are Sunni Arabs, with a considerable Kurdish minority. According to a Turkish writer, Kurds constitute 40-45% of the population; however, a Turkish authority estimated that Arabs and Turkmen constitute 98% of the population in the Tell Abyad area.
- Tell Abyad Nahiyah (ناحية تل أبيض): population 44,671.
- Suluk Nahiyah (ناحية سلوك): population 44,131
- Ayn Issa Nahiyah (ناحية عين عيسى): population 40,912.
- "General Census of Population and Housing 2004" (PDF) (in Arabic). Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 October 2015. Also available in English: "2004 Census Data". UN OCHA. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
- "Arab Tribes Split Between Kurds And Jihadists". Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. 2015. Retrieved 26 June 2015.
- "Kurds eye new corridor to Mediterranean". Al-Monitor.
- "US Expresses Concerns About PYD Human Rights". BasNews. Retrieved 26 June 2015.
- "Tal Abyad nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-07-05.
- "Suluk nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-07-05.
- "Ayn Issa nahiyah population". Cbssyr.org. Retrieved 2012-07-05.
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