Ain Dara, Syria

For the Lebanese village, see Ain Dara, Lebanon.
Ein Dara
عين دارة
Ein Dara
Coordinates: 36°27′50″N 36°51′55″E / 36.46389°N 36.86528°E / 36.46389; 36.86528
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo Governorate
District Afrin District
Subdistrict Afrin
Population (2004 census)[1]
  Total 248
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Ein Dara (Arabic: عين دارة in kurdish Ayin Darê, also spelled Ain Dara or Ayn Darah) is a small village in northern Syria, administratively part of the Afrin District of the Aleppo Governorate, located northwest of Aleppo. Nearby localities include Afrin to the north, Karzahayel to the east and Bassouta to the south. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Ein Dara had a population of 248 in the 2004 census.[1]

The modern-day settlement of Ein Dara is situated just east of the ancient Ain Dara temple.


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