Location of Ahras in Syria

Coordinates: 36°24′02″N 37°08′38″E / 36.4006°N 37.1439°E / 36.4006; 37.1439Coordinates: 36°24′02″N 37°08′38″E / 36.4006°N 37.1439°E / 36.4006; 37.1439
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
District Azaz
Subdistrict Tell Rifaat
Population (2004)[1] 2,851
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Geocode C1623

Ahras (Arabic: احرص, also spelled Ihras, Ahrez, or Ehrez) is a Kurdish village in northern Aleppo Governorate, northwestern Syria. Administratively belonging to Nahiya Tell Rifaat in A'zaz District, it has a population of 2,851 as per the 2004 census.[1] Nearby localities include Kafr Naya to the west, Tell Rifaat to the north, Herbel and Mare' to the northeast, Maarat Umm Hawsh to the east, Tell Qarah to the southeast and Tell Jabin to the south.


  1. 1 2 "2004 Census Data for Nahiya Tell Rifaat" (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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