al-Bir Fawqani

al-Bir Fawqani (Arabic: البير فوقاني, romanizedal-Bīr Fawqānī) is a village in northern Aleppo Governorate, northern Syria. Situated on the northern Manbij Plain, about halfway between Jarabulus and the Sajur Lake, the village is located just 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) south of the border to the Turkish province of Gaziantep, and about 13 km (8.1 mi) west of river Euphrates.

al-Bir Fawqani
البير فوقاني
al-Bir Fawqani is located in Syria
al-Bir Fawqani
al-Bir Fawqani
Location of al-Bir Fawqani in Syria
Coordinates: 36°45′59″N 37°52′43″E / 36.7664°N 37.8786°E / 36.7664; 37.8786
Country Syria
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

With 618 inhabitants, as per the 2004 census, al-Bir Fawqani administratively belongs to Nahiya Jarabulus within Jarabulus District.[1] Nearby localities include Turaykham 3 km (1.9 mi) to the west, al-Bir Tahtani 2 km (1.2 mi) to the northeast, and Qandariyah 3 km (1.9 mi) to the south.


  1. ^ a b "2004 Census Data for Nahiya Jarabulus" (in Arabic). Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics. Also available in English: UN OCHA. "2004 Census Data". Humanitarian Data Exchange.