Location of Ablah in Syria

Coordinates: 36°26′01″N 37°21′20″E / 36.4336°N 37.3556°E / 36.4336; 37.3556Coordinates: 36°26′01″N 37°21′20″E / 36.4336°N 37.3556°E / 36.4336; 37.3556
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
District Azaz
Subdistrict Akhtarin
Elevation 518 m (1,699 ft)
Population (2004)[1] 517
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Geocode C1584

Ablah (Arabic: عبلة, translit. ‘Ablah; Kurdish: Ebla) is a village in northern Aleppo Governorate, northwestern Syria. Situated in a wadi surrounded by the Aqil mountains and some 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) northeast of the Shahba reservoir, it is located 10 km (6.2 mi) south of Akhtarin and some 25 kilometres (16 mi) northeast of the city of Aleppo.

Administratively the village belongs to Nahiya Akhtarin in Azaz District. Nearby localities include Tall Tanah 1.5 km (0.93 mi) to the northwest and Hezwan 5 km (3.1 mi) to the southeast. In the 2004 census, Ablah had a population of 517.[1]


  1. 1 2 "2004 Census Data for Nahiya Akhtarin" (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.
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