Haji Kusa

Haji Kusa
حاجي كوسة
Haji Kusa

Location of Haji Kusa in Syria

Coordinates: 36°33′20″N 37°38′20″E / 36.55556°N 37.63889°E / 36.55556; 37.63889Coordinates: 36°33′20″N 37°38′20″E / 36.55556°N 37.63889°E / 36.55556; 37.63889
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
District al-Bab
Subdistrict al-Rai
Population (2004)[1] 1,011
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Geocode C1253

Haji Kusa (Arabic: حاجي كوسة; Kurdish: Hacikose) is a village in northern Aleppo Governorate, northern Syria. It is located in a sparsely populated area, some 18 km (11 mi) east of al-Rai, 22 km (14 mi) northeast of al-Bab and 27 km (17 mi) west of Manbij. Administratively part of Nahiya al-Rai in al-Bab District, the village has a population of 1,011 as per the 2004 census.[1] On 12 November 2016, Haji Kusa was captured by Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army from ISIS.[2]


  1. 1 2 "2004 Census Data for Nahiya al-Rai" (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. "Syria Euphrates Shield 3 Short brief". 2016-11-12. Retrieved 2016-11-13.

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