Location of Bahwartah in Syria

Coordinates: 36°34′30″N 37°19′00″E / 36.575°N 37.3167°E / 36.575; 37.3167Coordinates: 36°34′30″N 37°19′00″E / 36.575°N 37.3167°E / 36.575; 37.3167
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
District Azaz
Subdistrict Akhtarin
Occupation Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
Elevation 472 m (1,549 ft)
Population (2004)[1] 754
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Geocode C1577

Bahwartah (Arabic: بحروتة, translit. Baḩwartah), also spelled Bhorta or Bahirta, is a village in northern Aleppo Governorate, northwestern Syria. It is located on the Queiq Plain, between Sawran and al-Rai, about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northeast of the city of Aleppo, and 9 km (5.6 mi) south of the border to the Turkish province of Kilis.

Administratively the village belongs to Nahiya Akhtarin in A'zaz District. Nearby localities include Shuwayrin 2 km (1.2 mi) to the northwest, and Ziadiyah 4 km (2.5 mi) to the southeast. In the 2004 census, Bahwartah had a population of 754.[1]


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