Location of Atarib in Syria

Coordinates: 36°08′20″N 36°49′48″E / 36.1389°N 36.83°E / 36.1389; 36.83Coordinates: 36°08′20″N 36°49′48″E / 36.1389°N 36.83°E / 36.1389; 36.83
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
District Atarib
Subdistrict Atarib
Elevation 310 m (1,020 ft)
Population (2004)[1] 10,657
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Geocode C1022

Atarib (Arabic: أتارب) is a town in western Aleppo countryside, Aleppo Governorate, Syria. Located 25 kilometres (16 miles) west of the city of Aleppo and 25 km (16 mi) southeast from Reyhanlı in Turkish-administered Hatay Province, it is the regional center of Atarib District. In the 2004 census, the town of Atarib had a population of 10,657.[1]

Atarib is the administrative center of Nahiya Atarib and Atarib District.

Atarib is a large trading and agricultural center in the governorate, and the community is characterized by its rural life. An archaeological site is located at the top of a hill in the center of the town.


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