Location of al-Jamel in Syria

Coordinates: 36°46′02″N 38°00′39″E / 36.7672°N 38.0108°E / 36.7672; 38.0108Coordinates: 36°46′02″N 38°00′39″E / 36.7672°N 38.0108°E / 36.7672; 38.0108
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
District Jarabulus
Subdistrict Jarabulus
Elevation 338 m (1,109 ft)
Population (2004)[1] 2,091
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Geocode C2224

al-Jamel (Arabic: الجامل, translit. ash-Shāmil), alternatively spelled Shamil, is a village in northern Aleppo Governorate, northern Syria. Situated on the Jarabulus Plain's wetlands towards river Euphrates, the village is located 4 km (2.5 mi) to the south of Jarabulus, and about 5 km (3.1 mi) south of the border to the Turkish province of Gaziantep.

With 2,091 inhabitants, as per the 2004 census, al-Jamel administratively belongs to Nahiya Jarabulus within Jarabulus District.[1] Nearby localities include Marma al-Hajar 2 km (1.2 mi) to the northwest, and Amarnah 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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