"Shweirin" redirects here. For the city in Germany, see Schwerin.

Location of Shuwayrin in Syria

Coordinates: 36°34′57″N 37°17′35″E / 36.5825°N 37.2931°E / 36.5825; 37.2931Coordinates: 36°34′57″N 37°17′35″E / 36.5825°N 37.2931°E / 36.5825; 37.2931
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
District Azaz
Subdistrict Sawran
Elevation 465 m (1,526 ft)
Population (2004)[1] 695
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Geocode C1660

Shuwayrin (Arabic: شويرين, translit. Shwīrīn), alternatively spelled Shweirin or Shurin, is a village in northern Aleppo Governorate, northwestern Syria. Located halfway between Azaz and al-Rai, some 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of the city of Aleppo and 9 km (5.6 mi) south of the border to the Turkish province of Kilis, the village administratively belongs to Nahiya Sawran in Azaz District. Nearby localities include Rael 2 km (1.2 mi) to the northwest and Duwaybiq 3 km (1.9 mi) to the southwest. In the 2004 census, Shuwayrin had a population of 695.[1]


  1. 1 2 "2004 Census Data for Nahiya Sawran, Aleppo Governorate" (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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