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.
In Syrian civil war city was occupied by ISIL until Syrian army captured town at 5 December 2017.
|Governorate||Deir ez-Zor Governorate|
|District||Abu Kamal District|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
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Capital: Deir ez-Zor