az-Zahiriyah, Aleppo Governorate


Location of az-Zahiriyah in Syria

Coordinates: 36°34′51″N 37°13′52″E / 36.5808°N 37.2311°E / 36.5808; 37.2311Coordinates: 36°34′51″N 37°13′52″E / 36.5808°N 37.2311°E / 36.5808; 37.2311
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
District Azaz
Subdistrict Sawran
Elevation 453 m (1,486 ft)
Population (2004)[1] 194
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Geocode C1666

az-Zahiriyah (Arabic: الظاهرية, translit. az̧-Z̧āhirīyah) is a village in northern Aleppo Governorate, northwestern Syria. It is located halfway between Azaz and Akhtarin, on the Queiq Plain, some 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of the city of Aleppo, and 10 km (6.2 mi) south of the border to the Turkish province of Kilis.

The village administratively belongs to Nahiya Sawran in Azaz District. Nearby localities include Sawran 2 km (1.2 mi) to the southwest and Ihtaimlat 3 km (1.9 mi) to the southeast. In the 2004 census, az-Zahiriyah had a population of 194.[1]


  1. 1 2 "2004 Census Data for Nahiya Sawran, Aleppo Governorate" (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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