Hayyah Kabirah

Hayyah Kabirah
حية كبيرة
Hayya Kabir
Hayyah Kabirah

Location in Syria

Coordinates: 36°33′55″N 38°7′59″E / 36.56528°N 38.13306°E / 36.56528; 38.13306
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
District Manbij
Subdistrict Manbij
Population (2004)[1]
  Total 2,622
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Hayyah Kabirah (Arabic: حية كبيرة, also spelled Hayya Kebir) is a village in northern Syria, administratively part of the Aleppo Governorate, located northeast of Aleppo and south of the Euphrates River. Nearby localities include district center Manbij to the west and Abu Qilqil to the south. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) it had a population of 2,622 in the 2004 census.[1]

After falling into the hands of ISIS during the Syrian Civil War, the village was captured by the Syrian Democratic Forces on 6th June 2016 as part of operations led by the Manbij Military Council.[2] While security is still provided by the Manbij Military Council, a local Council was formed on the 27th of September to goven and manage public services; Health services; Magistrates services and Child, Youth & Family services. It has a number of counsellors, as well as two chief executives and three deputy executives.[3]


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