Shaykh al-Hadid

Shaykh al-Hadid (Arabic: شيخ الحديد, also spelled Sheikh Hadid, Sheikh El-Hadid) is a town in northern Syria, administratively part of the Afrin District of the Aleppo Governorate, located northwest of Aleppo near the border with Turkey. Nearby localities include Kafr Safra to the south and Darmashkanli to the northeast. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Shaykh al-Hadid had a population of 5,063 in the 2004 census.[1] On March 4, 2018, the town came under the control of Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army.

Shaykh al-Hadid

شيخ الحديد
Town
Shaykh al-Hadid
Coordinates: 36°30′4″N 36°35′52″E
Country Syria
GovernorateAleppo Governorate
DistrictAfrin District
NahiyahShaykh al-Hadid
Control Turkish-backed
Free Syrian Army
Population
 (2004 census)[1]
  Total5,063
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

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