Ayn al-Arab District
|Ayn al-Arab District|
منطقة عين العرب
Location of Ayn al-Arab District within Aleppo Governorate
|Coordinates (Kobani): 36°53′N 38°22′E / 36.89°N 38.37°ECoordinates: 36°53′N 38°22′E / 36.89°N 38.37°E|
|• Total||3,068.04 km2 (1,184.58 sq mi)|
`Ayn al-`Arab District (Arabic: منطقة عين العرب, translit. manṭiqat ‘Ayn al-‘Arab; Kurdish: Kobanê) is a district of Aleppo Governorate in northern Syria. The Administrative centre is the city of Kobanî.
The district fills the northeastern section of the governorate, and its northern boundary is along the Syria–Turkey border. In January 2014, the territory was declared as the de facto autonomous Kobanî Canton of Rojava.
The district of Ayn Al-Arab is divided into four sub-districts or nawāḥī (population as of 2004):
|SY020600||Nahiya Ayn al-Arab||745.60 km²||81,424||Kobani|
|SY020601||Nahiya Shuyukh Tahtani||318.86 km²||43,861||Shuyukh Tahtani|
|SY020602||Nahiya Sarrin Nahiya||2,003.57 km²||69,931||Sarrin|
- "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.
- "احداث منطقتي دير حافر والاتارب تعزيزاً لمسيرة التنمية". Al-Jamahir (in Arabic). Aleppo. 25 February 2009. Retrieved 25 January 2016.