Location of Shamarin in Syria

Coordinates: 36°39′33″N 37°07′45″E / 36.6592°N 37.1292°E / 36.6592; 37.1292Coordinates: 36°39′33″N 37°07′45″E / 36.6592°N 37.1292°E / 36.6592; 37.1292
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
District Azaz
Subdistrict Azaz
Population (2004)[1] 506
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Geocode C1566

Shamarin (Arabic: شمارين) is a village in northern Aleppo Governorate, northwestern Syria. It is located on the Queiq Plain, 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) northeast of Azaz, some 45 km (28 mi) north of the city of Aleppo, and less than 1 km (0.62 mi) south of the border to the Turkish province of Kilis.

The village administratively belongs to Nahiya Azaz in Azaz District. Nearby localities include Shamarikh 1.5 km (0.93 mi) to the south and Tulayl ash-Sham 2 km (1.2 mi) to the southwest. In the 2004 census, Shamarin had a population of 506.[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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