Al-Yaarubiyah (Arabic: اليعربية) (‹See Tfd›Kurdish: Tilkoçer) is a town in al-Hasakah Governorate, Syria. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Al-Yaarubiyah had a population of 6,066 in the 2004 census. It is the administrative center of a nahiyah ("subdistrict") consisting of 62 localities with a combined population of 39,459 in 2004.
|Coordinates: 36°48′42″N 42°3′59″E|
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Its population are mostly Arab from the Shammar tribe. In course of the Syrian Civil War, the town initially came under the control of Jihadist rebels including the al-Nusra Front and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, but was later captured by the YPG. On 14 October 2019 the Syrian flag was raised in the city after the SAA forces were invited by the SDF into areas under their rule.
The town was the border post between French-Syria and British-Iraq and had a railway station on the Baghdad Railway.
It is twinned by Rabia on the Iraqi side of the border.
- General Census of Population and Housing 2004 Archived 2014-08-24 at the Wayback Machine. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Al-Hasakah Governorate. (in Arabic)
- "Syrian Kurds capture border post". Retrieved 13 July 2015.
- "Breaking: Syrian flag has been risen over the city "Al-Ya'rubiyah" city near the Iraq borders". Retrieved 14 October 2019.