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Location of Ma'arin in Syria

Coordinates: 36°37′13″N 37°01′45″E / 36.6203°N 37.0292°E / 36.6203; 37.0292Coordinates: 36°37′13″N 37°01′45″E / 36.6203°N 37.0292°E / 36.6203; 37.0292
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
District Azaz
Subdistrict Azaz
Population (2004)[1] 334
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Geocode C1574

Ma'arin (Arabic: معرين; Kurdish: Merîn) is a village in northern Aleppo Governorate, northwestern Syria. It is located 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) north of Azaz at the foot of Mount Barsa, 40 km (25 mi) north of the city of Aleppo, and 4 km (2.5 mi) south of the border to the Turkish province of Kilis.

The village administratively belongs to Nahiya Azaz in Azaz District. Nearby localities include Yazebax at the opposite side of Mount Barsa, 4 km (2.5 mi) to the north, and al-Salameh 4 km (2.5 mi) to the east. In the 2004 census, Ma'arin had a population of 334.[1]


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