Location of Menagh in Syria

Coordinates: 36°31′31″N 37°02′52″E / 36.5253°N 37.0478°E / 36.5253; 37.0478Coordinates: 36°31′31″N 37°02′52″E / 36.5253°N 37.0478°E / 36.5253; 37.0478
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
District Azaz
Subdistrict Azaz
Population (2004)[1] 2,128
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Geocode C1569

Menagh (Arabic: منق, also spelled Manaq or Manq) is a village near Azaz in northwestern Aleppo Governorate of northern Syria.

Administratively part of Nahiya Azaz, Manaq had a population of 2,128 in the 2004 census.[1] Nearby localities include Azaz to the north, Maraanaz to the northwest, Kaljibrin to the east and Tell Rifaat to the south.

Menagh is located by the Baghdad Railway connecting Aleppo with the Turkish city of Adana, and by the strategic highway 214 to Gaziantep. The Menagh Military Airbase is situated immediately to the west of the village.

Syrian Civil War

The village was captured by Syrian Democratic Forces on 9 February 2016.[2]


  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.
  2. "Syrian Democratic Forces liberate Mengh military airport". Kurdistan24. 10 February 2016. Retrieved 19 February 2016.

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