Location of Ghandoura in Syria

Coordinates: 36°40′10″N 37°43′57″E / 36.6694°N 37.7325°E / 36.6694; 37.7325Coordinates: 36°40′10″N 37°43′57″E / 36.6694°N 37.7325°E / 36.6694; 37.7325
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
District Jarabulus
Subdistrict Ghandoura
Population (2004)[1] 1,658
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Geocode C2250

Ghandoura (Arabic: غندورة; Turkish: Gavureli) is a small town in northern Aleppo Governorate, northwestern Syria. Administrative center of Nahiya Ghandoura in Jarabulus District, the town has a population of 1,658 as per the 2004 census.[1] It is located midway between al-Rai and Jarabulus, at the northern banks of Sajur River, some 4 km (2.5 mi) south east of the Sajur Dam.

Ghandoura is the administrative center of Nahiya Ghandoura of the Jarabulus District.

Syrian Civil War

On 28 July 2016, US airstrikes killed at least 28 civilians, mostly women and including seven children in Ghandoura.[2][3][4][5][6]


  1. 1 2 "2004 Census Data for Nahiya Ghandoura" (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. Spencer Ackerman (29 July 2016). "US military says it may have killed more civilians in latest airstrike in Syria". Guardian. Retrieved 1 August 2016.
  3. "Syrie: 15 civils tués dans des frappes de la coalition" (in French). AFP. 28 July 2016. Retrieved 1 August 2016.
  4. "U.S. assessing reports air strike in Syria caused civilian casualties". Reuters. 29 July 2016. Retrieved 1 August 2016.
  5. "UN Syria envoy tells Russia: Leave Aleppo corridors 'to us'". Retrieved 1 August 2016.
  6. "Syria: Reports of civilian deaths in US-led strikes". Retrieved 1 August 2016.
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