Manbij District

Manbij District
منطقة منبج
Manbij District in Syria
Location of Manbij District within Aleppo Governorate
Coordinates (Manbij): 36°32′N 37°57′E / 36.53°N 37.95°E / 36.53; 37.95Coordinates: 36°32′N 37°57′E / 36.53°N 37.95°E / 36.53; 37.95
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
Seat Manbij
Subdistricts 5 nawāḥī
  Total 5,183.99 km2 (2,001.55 sq mi)
Population (2004)[1] 408,143
Geocode SY0205

Manbij District (Arabic: منطقة منبج, translit. manṭiqat Manbiǧ) is a district of Aleppo Governorate in northern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of Manbij. At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 408,143.[1]

Sub-Districts of Manbij District
The administrative center of Manbij Nahiya shown above is the city of Manbij.
The administrative center of Abu Qilqil Nahiya shown above is the city of Abu Qilqil.
The administrative center of al-Khafsah Nahiya shown above is the city of al-Khafsah.
The administrative center of Maskanah Nahiya shown above is the city of Maskanah.


The district of Manbij is divided into five sub-districts or nawāḥī (population as of 2004[1]):

Subdistricts of Manbij District
Code Name Area Population Seat
SY020500 Manbij Nahiya 1,219.88 km² 204,766 Manbij
Abu Kahf Nahiya Abu Kahf
SY020501 Abu Qilqil Nahiya 394.38 km² 47,109 Abu Qilqil
SY020502 al-Khafsah Nahiya 3,063.46 km² 92,368 al-Khafsah
SY020503 Maskanah Nahiya 506.27 km² 64,829 Maskanah

Abu Kahf Nahiya was separated from Manbij Nahiya in 2009.[2]


  1. 1 2 3 "General Census of Population and Housing 2004" (PDF) (in Arabic). Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 October 2015. Also available in English: "2004 Census Data". UN OCHA. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  2. "احداث منطقتي دير حافر والاتارب تعزيزاً لمسيرة التنمية". Al-Jamahir (in Arabic). Aleppo. 25 February 2009. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
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