Marma al-Hajar

Marma al-Hajar
مرمى الحجر
Marma al-Hajar

Location of Marma al-Hajar in Syria

Coordinates: 36°46′57″N 37°59′37″E / 36.7825°N 37.9936°E / 36.7825; 37.9936Coordinates: 36°46′57″N 37°59′37″E / 36.7825°N 37.9936°E / 36.7825; 37.9936
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
District Jarabulus
Subdistrict Jarabulus
Elevation 329 m (1,079 ft)
Population (2004)[1] 1,818
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Geocode C2238

Marma al-Hajar (Arabic: مرمى الحجر, translit. Marmā al-Ḥajar), alternatively referred to as Dhashtan (Arabic: طاش اوتان, translit. Ṭāsh Awtān), is a village in northern Aleppo Governorate, northern Syria. Situated on the northern Manbij Plain, bordering the Jarabulus Plain's wetlands towards river Euphrates, the village is located 3 km (1.9 mi) to the south of Jarabulus, and about 4 km (2.5 mi) south of the border to the Turkish province of Gaziantep.

With 1,818 inhabitants, as per the 2004 census, Marma al-Hajar administratively belongs to Nahiya Jarabulus within Jarabulus District.[1] Nearby localities include al-Jamel 2 km (1.2 mi) to the southeast, and Jarabulus Tahtani 3 km (1.9 mi) to the northeast.


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