Location of Jarabulus District within Aleppo Governorate
|Coordinates (Jarabulus): 36°49′N 38°01′E / 36.82°N 38.02°ECoordinates: 36°49′N 38°01′E / 36.82°N 38.02°E|
|• Total||607.48 km2 (234.55 sq mi)|
Jarabulus District (Arabic: منطقة جرابلس, translit. manṭiqat Ğarābulus) is a district of Aleppo Governorate in northern Syria, on the border with Turkey. The administrative centre is the city of Jarabulus.
At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 58,889. Ethnically, it is composed of Arabs, Turkmens and Kurds. The city of Jarabulus had an Armenian minority until the early 1970s when most of them moved to Aleppo.
The Euphrates river enters Syria from Turkey in Jarabulus.
The district of Jarabulus is divided into two sub-districts or nawāḥī (population as of 2004):
|SY020800||Jarabulus Nahiya||316.52 km²||41,575||Jarabulus|
|SY020801||Ghandoura Nahiya||290.95 km²||17,314||Ghandoura|
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