Location of Qabtan in Syria

Coordinates: 36°31′34″N 37°21′48″E / 36.5261°N 37.3633°E / 36.5261; 37.3633Coordinates: 36°31′34″N 37°21′48″E / 36.5261°N 37.3633°E / 36.5261; 37.3633
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
District Azaz
Subdistrict Akhtarin
Occupation Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
Elevation 470 m (1,540 ft)
Population (2004)[1] 846
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Geocode C1611

Qabtan (Arabic: قبتان, translit. Qabţān) is a village in northern Aleppo Governorate, northwestern Syria. Situated on the eastern Queiq Plain, it is located 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) northeast of Akhtarin, some 35 km (22 mi) northeast of the city of Aleppo, and 14 km (8.7 mi) south of the border to the Turkish province of Kilis.

Administratively the village belongs to Nahiya Akhtarin in Azaz District. Nearby localities include Turkman Bareh 4 km (2.5 mi) to the northwest, and Ziadiyah 4 km (2.5 mi) to the north. In the 2004 census, Qabtan had a population of 846.[1]


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