Location of Sijraz in Syria

Coordinates: 36°34′27″N 37°00′49″E / 36.5742°N 37.0136°E / 36.5742; 37.0136Coordinates: 36°34′27″N 37°00′49″E / 36.5742°N 37.0136°E / 36.5742; 37.0136
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
District Azaz
Subdistrict Azaz
Population (2004)[1] 735
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Geocode C1556

Sijraz (Arabic: سيجراز) is a village in northern Aleppo Governorate, northwestern Syria. It is located on the western edge of the Queiq Plain, 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) southwest of Azaz, 40 km (25 mi) north of the city of Aleppo. The Baghdad Railway passes by.

The village administratively belongs to Nahiya Azaz in Azaz District. Nearby localities include Maraanaz 3 km (1.9 mi) to the south, and Qatma 4 km (2.5 mi) further to the west, in the Kurd-Dagh mountains. In the 2004 census, Sijraz had a population of 735.[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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