Location of Akhtarin in Syria

Coordinates: 36°30′39″N 37°20′09″E / 36.5108°N 37.3358°E / 36.5108; 37.3358Coordinates: 36°30′39″N 37°20′09″E / 36.5108°N 37.3358°E / 36.5108; 37.3358
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
District Azaz
Subdistrict Akhtarin
Elevation 471 m (1,545 ft)
Population (2004)[1] 5,305
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Geocode C1581

Akhtarin (Arabic: أخترين) is a town in northern Aleppo Governorate, northwestern Syria. The largest town and administrative centre of Nahiya Akhtarin of the A'zaz District has a population of 5,305 in the 2004 census.[1] Located 38 km (24 mi) northeast of the city of Aleppo, nearby localities include Mare' to the southwest, Dabiq to the northwest, and Ziadiyah to the northeast.

Akhtarin is the administrative center of Nahiya Akhtarin of the Azaz District.


  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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