Atarib District

Atarib District
منطقة الأتارب
Atarib District in Syria
Location of Atarib District within Aleppo Governorate
Coordinates (Aleppo): 36°08′N 36°49′E / 36.13°N 36.82°E / 36.13; 36.82Coordinates: 36°08′N 36°49′E / 36.13°N 36.82°E / 36.13; 36.82
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
Seat Aleppo
Subdistricts 3 nawāḥī
  Total 308.22 km2 (119.00 sq mi)
Population (2004)[1] 76,873
Geocode SY0210

Atarib District (Arabic: منطقة الأتارب, translit. manṭiqat al-Atārib) is a district of Aleppo Governorate in northern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of Atarib.

The district is located in the central western region of the Aleppo Governorate, sharing its west border with the Idlib Governorate. Until December 2008, it was a sub-district of the neighboring Mount Simeon District.[2] At the 2004 census, the sub-district had a population of 76,873.[1]


The district of Atarib is divided into three sub-districts or nawāḥī:

Subdistricts of Atarib District
Code Name Area Population Seat
SY021000 Nahiya Atarib km² 32,186 Atarib
SY021001 Nahiya Ibbin Samaan km² 21,925 Ibbin Samaan
SY021002 Nahiya Urum al-Kubrah km² 22,851 Urum al-Kubrah


  1. 1 2 "General Census of Population and Housing 2004" (PDF) (in Arabic). Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 15 October 2015. Also available in English: "2004 Census Data". UN OCHA. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  2. "إحداث منطقتي دير حافر والأتارب سيساهم في النهضة التنموية بالمحافظة". Al-Jamahir (in Arabic). Aleppo. 25 February 2009. Retrieved 24 January 2016.
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