al-Bir Fawqani

al-Bir Fawqani
البير فوقاني
al-Bir Fawqani

Location of al-Bir Fawqani in Syria

Coordinates: 36°45′59″N 37°52′43″E / 36.7664°N 37.8786°E / 36.7664; 37.8786Coordinates: 36°45′59″N 37°52′43″E / 36.7664°N 37.8786°E / 36.7664; 37.8786
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
District Jarabulus
Subdistrict Jarabulus
Population (2004)[1] 618
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

al-Bir Fawqani (Arabic: البير فوقاني, translit. al-Bīr Fawqānī) is a village in northern Aleppo Governorate, northern Syria. Situated on the northern Manbij Plain, about halfway between Jarabulus and the Sajur Lake, the village is located just 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) south of the border to the Turkish province of Gaziantep, and about 13 km (8.1 mi) west of river Euphrates.

With 618 inhabitants, as per the 2004 census, al-Bir Fawqani administratively belongs to Nahiya Jarabulus within Jarabulus District.[1] Nearby localities include Turaykham 3 km (1.9 mi) to the west, al-Bir Tahtani 2 km (1.2 mi) to the northeast, and Qandariyah 3 km (1.9 mi) to the south.


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