Al-Hadher (Arabic: الحاضر; transliteration: al-Ḥāḍir) is a village in northern Syria, administratively part of the Mount Simeon District of the Aleppo Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), al-Hadher had a population of 8,550 in the 2004 census.
Location in Syria
|Coordinates: 35°59′45″N 37°3′27″E|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
|City Qrya Pcode||C1182|
It is 4 kilometers east of the ancient town of Qinnasrin (Chalcis ad Belum). It was founded by the Arab tribe of Tanukh as a ḥāḍir (a settlement of sedentarized Bedouin) in the 4th century under Byzantine rule. Al-Hadher served as the headquarters of Jund Qinnasrin, (military district of Qinnasrin).
- "General Census of Population 2004". Retrieved 2017-10-20.
- Burns 1992, p. 257.
- Sauvaget 1971, p. 85.
- Burns, Ross (1992). Monuments of Syria: A Guide. I. B. Tauris. ISBN 9781845119478.
- Sauvaget, J. (1971). "Halab". In Lewis, B.; Ménage, V. L.; Pellat, Ch. & Schacht, J. (eds.). The Encyclopaedia of Islam, New Edition, Volume III: H–Iram. Leiden: E. J. Brill. pp. 85–90.