Khan Tuman

This article is about the village. For the caravanserai with the same name, see Khan Tuman (building).
Khan Tuman
خان طومان
Khan Tuman
Coordinates: 36°7′3″N 37°3′3″E / 36.11750°N 37.05083°E / 36.11750; 37.05083
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo Governorate
District Mount Simeon District
Nahiyah Aleppo
Occupation Jaish al-Fatah
Population (2004 census)[1]
  Total 2,781
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Khan Tuman (Arabic: خان طومان) is a village in northern Syria, administratively part of the Mount Simeon District of Aleppo Governorate, located southwest of Aleppo. Nearby localities include Urum al-Kubrah, Urum al-Sughrah, al-Shaykh Ali and al-Zurbah. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Khan Tuman had a population of 2,781 in the 2004 census.[1] The village is built on a hill located just east of the Queiq River. It is known for its historical caravanserai which dates back to 1189.[2][3]


  1. 1 2 General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Aleppo Governorate. (Arabic)
  2. Walpole, 1820, p. 329.
  3. Tuman Khan Archnet Digital Library.


  • Walpole, Robert (1820). Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey , and other countries of the east, ed. from manuscript journals. 2. ed. Longman. 

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