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Mount Simeon District (Arabic: منطقة جبل سمعان‎, romanizedmanṭiqat Jabal Sem‘ān), also known as Jabal Sem`an, is a district of Aleppo Governorate in northern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of Aleppo.

Mount Simeon District

منطقة جبل سمعان
Mount Simeon District in Syria
Location of Mount Simeon District within Aleppo Governorate
Mount Simeon District is located in Syria
Mount Simeon District
Mount Simeon District
Location in Syria
Coordinates (Aleppo): 36°13′N 37°10′E / 36.22°N 37.17°E / 36.22; 37.17
Country Syria
Subdistricts7 nawāḥī
 • Total2,757.27 km2 (1,064.59 sq mi)
The administrative center of Huraytan Nahiyah shown above is the city of Haritan.
The administrative center of Darat Izza Nahiyah shown above is the city of Darat Izza.
Jabal Sem‘ān Nahiyah's administrative center, which is administrative center of the Mount Simeon District, is Aleppo.
The administrative center of Az-Zirbeh Nahiyah shown above is the city of al-Zirbah.
The administrative center of Hadher Nahiyah shown above is the city of Al-Hadher.
The administrative center of Tell ad-Daman Nahiyah shown above is the city of Tell al-Daman.

Until December 2008, the sub-district of Atāreb was part of Mount Simeon District before being incorporated as a separate district.[2] At the 2004 census, the remaining sub-districts had a total population of 2,413,878.[1]


The district of Mount Simeon is divided into seven sub-districts or nawāḥī (population as of 2004[1]):

Subdistricts of Mount Simeon District
Code Name Area Population Seat
SY020000 Mount Simeon Nahiya 663.95 km² 2,181,061 Aleppo
SY020002 Tell ad-Daman Nahiya 1,146.95 km² 47,501 Tell al-Daman
SY020003 Haritan Nahiya 232.76 km² 67,745 Haritan
SY020004 Darat Izza Nahiya 227.49 km² 39,540 Darat Izza
SY020005 al-Zirbah Nahiya 354.79 km² 55,391 al-Zirbah
Zammar Nahiya Zammar
SY020006 Hadher Nahiya 131.33 km² 20,834 Al-Hadher

Zammar Nahiya was separated from al-Zirbah Nahiya in 2009.[3]

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  1. ^ a b c "General Census of Population and Housing 2004" (PDF) (in Arabic). Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 October 2015. Also available in English: "2004 Census Data". UN OCHA. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  2. ^ "إحداث منطقتي دير حافر والأتارب سيساهم في النهضة التنموية بالمحافظة". Al-Jamahir (in Arabic). Aleppo. 25 February 2009. Retrieved 24 January 2016.
  3. ^ "احداث منطقتي دير حافر والاتارب تعزيزاً لمسيرة التنمية". Al-Jamahir (in Arabic). Aleppo. 25 February 2009. Retrieved 25 January 2016.