al-Bir Fawqani

البير فوقاني
al-Bir Fawqani
al-Bir Fawqani
Location of al-Bir Fawqani in Syria
Coordinates: 36°45′59″N 37°52′43″E / 36.7664°N 37.8786°E / 36.7664; 37.8786
Country Syria
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

al-Bir Fawqani (Arabic: البير فوقاني‎, romanizedal-Bīr Fawqānī) is a village in northern Aleppo Governorate, northern Syria. Situated on the northern Manbij Plain, about halfway between Jarabulus and the Sajur Lake, the village is located just 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) south of the border to the Turkish province of Gaziantep, and about 13 km (8.1 mi) west of river Euphrates.

With 618 inhabitants, as per the 2004 census, al-Bir Fawqani administratively belongs to Nahiya Jarabulus within Jarabulus District.[1] Nearby localities include Turaykham 3 km (1.9 mi) to the west, al-Bir Tahtani 2 km (1.2 mi) to the northeast, and Qandariyah 3 km (1.9 mi) to the south.


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