al-Burj, al-Bab


Location of al-Burj in Syria

Coordinates: 36°31′58″N 37°27′15″E / 36.5328°N 37.4542°E / 36.5328; 37.4542Coordinates: 36°31′58″N 37°27′15″E / 36.5328°N 37.4542°E / 36.5328; 37.4542
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
District al-Bab
Subdistrict al-Bab
Occupation Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
Elevation 548 m (1,798 ft)
Population (2004)[1] 236
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Geocode C1192

al-Burj (Arabic: البرج), also spelled Borj, is a village in northern Aleppo Governorate, northwestern Syria. Situated in the northern Aqil mountains, bordering the Queiq Plain to the west, it is located between al-Rai and al-Bab, some 40 kilometres (25 mi) northeast of the city of Aleppo, and 12 km (7.5 mi) south of the border to the Turkish province of Kilis.

Administratively the village belongs to Nahiya al-Bab in al-Bab District. Nearby localities include Tall Battal 4 km (2.5 mi) to the south, and Ka'ibah 4 km (2.5 mi) to the northwest, on the Queiq Plain. In the 2004 census, al-Burj had a population of 236.[1]


  1. 1 2 "2004 Census Data for Nahiya al-Bab" (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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