Al-Jalaa

Al-Jalaa (Arabic: الجلاء‎) is a small city in eastern Syria, administratively part of the Deir ez-Zor Governorate, located along the Euphrates River, south of Deir ez-Zor. Nearby localities include al-Abbas to the west, al-Ramadi and Abu Kamal to the south and Kharayij and Hajin to the north. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, al-Jalaa had a population of 9,171 in the 2004 census. It is the administrative center of a nahiyah ("subdistrict") of the Abu Kamal District. The al-Jalaa subdistrict consists of six towns which had a collective population of 29,255 in 2004.[1]

Al-Jalaa nahiyah
Al-Jalaa is the administrative center of Nahiya al-Jalaa of the Abu Kamal District.

In Syrian civil war city was occupied by ISIL until Syrian army captured town at 5 December 2017.[2]

Al-Jalaa

الجلاء
Al-Jalaa is located in Syria
Al-Jalaa
Al-Jalaa
Coordinates: 34°37′55″N 40°49′48″E / 34.632043°N 40.830081°E
Country Syria
GovernorateDeir ez-Zor Governorate
DistrictAbu Kamal District
NahiyahAl-Jalaa
Population
 (2004 census)[1]
 • Total9,171
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

References

  1. ^ a b General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Deir az-Zawr Governorate. (in Arabic)
  2. ^ Breaking: Syrian Army on the cusp of final victory over ISIS in eastern Syria
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