Taanah, Syria


Location of Taanah in Syria

Coordinates: 36°23′09″N 37°19′40″E / 36.3858°N 37.3278°E / 36.3858; 37.3278Coordinates: 36°23′09″N 37°19′40″E / 36.3858°N 37.3278°E / 36.3858; 37.3278
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo
District Azaz
Subdistrict Akhtarin
Elevation 504 m (1,654 ft)
Population (2004)[1] 1,062
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Geocode C1590

Taanah (Arabic: طعانة, translit. Ţa‘ānah), alternatively spelled Tana, is a village in northern Aleppo Governorate, northwestern Syria. Situated in the Aqil mountains, some 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) southeast of the Shahba reservoir, it is located about halfway between Akhtarin and the northern outskirts of the city of Aleppo.

Administratively the village belongs to Nahiya Akhtarin in Azaz District. Nearby localities include Ablah 6 km (3.7 mi) to the north and Fafin 6 km (3.7 mi) to the southwest. In the 2004 census, Taanah had a population of 1,062.[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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