Shuyukh Tahtani

Shuyukh Tahtani (Arabic: شيوخ تحتاني, lit. 'Lower Shuyukh'; ‹See Tfd›Kurdish: Şexlêr Jur) is an Arab town in northeastern Aleppo Governorate, in Syria

Shuyukh Tahtani

شيوخ تحتاني

Şexlêr Jur
Shuyukh Tahtani
Location of Shuyukh Tahtani in Syria
Coordinates: 36°45′07″N 38°03′46″E
Country Syria
DistrictAyn al-Arab
SubdistrictShuyukh Tahtani
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Located on the eastern banks of river Euphrates, behind the wetlands of the Shuyukh Plain, the town has a population of 4,338, as per the 2004 census, and is administrative center of Nahiya Shuyukh Tahtani.[1] Some 5 km (3.1 mi) to the north, a road bridge used to connect its larger twin town Shuyukh Fawqani to Jarabulus and the city of Manbij on the western side of Euphrates river.


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