Balaban, Syria

Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
District Jarabulus
Subdistrict Jarabulus
Population (2004)[1] 227
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Balaban (Arabic: بلابان, translit. Balābān) is a village in northern Aleppo Governorate, northern Syria. Situated on the northern Manbij Plain, about halfway between Jarabulus and Manbij, the village is located about 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) west of river Euphrates, and 5 km (3.1 mi) north of the lower course of Sajur River.

With 227 inhabitants, as per the 2004 census, Balaban administratively belongs to Nahiya Jarabulus within Jarabulus District.[1] Nearby localities include Dabis 4 km (2.5 mi) to the north.


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

Coordinates: 36°41′N 37°58′E / 36.683°N 37.967°E / 36.683; 37.967

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