Al-Jarniyah

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Al-Jarniyah

الجرنية
Town
Al-Jarniyah is located in Syria
Al-Jarniyah
Al-Jarniyah
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 36°09′34″N 38°14′13″E / 36.159560°N 38.236989°E / 36.159560; 38.236989Coordinates: 36°09′34″N 38°14′13″E / 36.159560°N 38.236989°E / 36.159560; 38.236989
Country Syria
GovernorateRaqqa
Districtal-Thawra
Subdistrictal-Jarniyah
Elevation371 m (1,217 ft)
Population
 (2004 census)[2]
 • Total2,686
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Al-Jarniyah (Arabic: الجرنية), also written Jurneyyeh, is a town in Raqqa Governorate, Syria. It is the administrative centre of Al-Jarniyah subdistrict in Al-Thawrah District.[3] The population of the town at the 2004 census was 2686.[2]

The town and much of the subdistrict are currently controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces, following 2 years of ISIL control since 2014.[4]

Syrian Civil War[edit]

The ISIL control of the town was ended in December 2016, when SDF forces cut off and cleared a large part of the Al-Jarniyah Subdistrict.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Al Jarnīyah, Raqqa, Syria". CountryBox.info. Archived from the original on 25 June 2019. Retrieved 20 December 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Syrian census 2004". HumanitarianResponse. Pcode 'C5965'
  3. ^ "Map of Al Jarniyah – GeoLocated Syria". GeoLocated. Retrieved 20 December 2016.
  4. ^ "ISIS - ISIL map". Liveuamap. Retrieved 20 December 2016.
  5. ^ "Syrian Democratic Forces reach Euphrates, besiege ISIS-held area". al-Masdar News. 19 December 2016. Retrieved 4 January 2017.

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