Location of Dandaniya in Syria

Coordinates: 36°34′36″N 37°45′44″E / 36.5767°N 37.7622°E / 36.5767; 37.7622Coordinates: 36°34′36″N 37°45′44″E / 36.5767°N 37.7622°E / 36.5767; 37.7622
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
District Manbij
Subdistrict Manbij
Population (2004)[1] 683
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Geocode C1688

Dandaniya (Arabic: دندنية), also spelled Dandaniyah, Dendeniyê or Dandānīyah, is a village located 18 kilometers (11 mi) west-north-west of Manbij in northern Syria. In the 2004 census, it had a population of 683.[1]

Syrian Civil War

On 25 August 2016, the village was reportedly attacked with chemical weapons.[2][3][4]


  1. 1 2 "2004 Census Data for Nahiya Manbij" (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.
  2. "Turkey shells north Manbij, YPG reports possible chemical weapons". Rudaw. 25 August 2016.
  3. "AKP gangs use chemical gas in Dendeniyê village". Hawar news Agency. 26 August 2016.
  4. "ANHA: Turkish forces use chemical weapons in Manbij". AMN. ANHA. 26 August 2016.
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