Location of Ghaytun in Syria

Coordinates: 36°29′05″N 37°18′18″E / 36.4847°N 37.305°E / 36.4847; 37.305Coordinates: 36°29′05″N 37°18′18″E / 36.4847°N 37.305°E / 36.4847; 37.305
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
District Azaz
Subdistrict Akhtarin
Elevation 475 m (1,558 ft)
Population (2004)[1] 1,080
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Geocode C1614

Ghaytun (Arabic: غيطون, translit. Ghayţūn) is a village in northern Aleppo Governorate, northwestern Syria. About 30 kilometres (19 mi) north of the city of Aleppo and some 20 km (12 mi) south of Syria's border with Turkey, it is administratively part of Nahiya Akhtarin of Azaz District. Nearby localities include Akhtarin 4 km (2.5 mi) to the northeast, Ghuz 2 km (1.2 mi) to the south, and Mare' 9 km (5.6 mi) to the west. In the 2004 census, Ghaytun had a population of 1,080.[1]


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