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Afrin District (Arabic: منطقة عفرين‎, romanizedmanṭiqat Afrīn; Kurdish: Efrîn‎) is a district of Aleppo Governorate in northern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of Afrin. At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 172,095.[1]

Afrin District

منطقة عفرين
Afrin District in Syria
Location of Afrin District within Aleppo Governorate
Afrin District is located in Syria
Afrin District
Afrin District
Location in Syria
Coordinates (Afrin): 36°30′36″N 36°52′04″E / 36.51°N 36.8678°E / 36.51; 36.8678
Country Syria
Subdistricts7 nawāḥī
 • Total1,840.85 km2 (710.76 sq mi)
The administrative center of Afrin Subdistrict shown above is the city of Afrin.
The administrative center of Jindires Subdistrict shown above is the city of Jindires.
The administrative center of Shaykh al-Hadid Subdistrict shown above is the city of Shaykh al-Hadid.
The administrative center of Maabatli Subdistrict shown above is the city of Maabatli.
The administrative center of Sharran Subdistrict shown above is the city of Sharran.
The administrative center of Bulbul Subdistrict shown above is the city of Bulbul.
The administrative center of Rajo Subdistrict shown above is the city of Rajo.


The district of Afrin is divided into seven subdistricts or nawāḥī (population as of 2004[1]):

Subdistricts of Afrin District
Code Name Area Population Seat
SY020300 Afrin Subdistrict 427.73 km² 66,188 Afrin
SY020301 Bulbul Subdistrict 203.36 km² 12,573 Bulbul
SY020302 Jindires Subdistrict 319.43 km² 32,947 Jindires
SY020303 Rajo Subdistrict 283.12 km² 21,955 Rajo
SY020304 Sharran Subdistrict 305.18 km² 13,632 Sharran
SY020305 Shaykh al-Hadid Subdistrict 93.52 km² 13,871 Shaykh al-Hadid
SY020306 Maabatli Subdistrict 208.51 km² 11,741 Maabatli

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  1. ^ a b c "General Census of Population and Housing 2004" (PDF) (in Arabic). Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 15 October 2015. Also available in English: "2004 Census Data". UN OCHA. Retrieved 15 October 2015.

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