Aleppo Governorate trip planner
Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free
Aleppo Governorate is one of the fourteen governorates of Syria. It is the most populous governorate in Syria with a population of more than 4,868,000 (2011 Est.), almost 23% of the total population of Syria. The governorate is the fifth in area with an area of 18,482 km², about 10% of the total area of Syria. The capital is the city of Aleppo. The governorate is represented by 52 deputies in the parliament (out of 250), of whom 20 come from the city of Aleppo.Together, with the Governorate of Idlib, the Governorate of Aleppo make up the Northern Region of Syria. Historically, the Northern Region was the most fertile and the most densely populated in Syria. This explains why the Governorate of Aleppo has by far the largest number of towns (32 towns), villages (1,430 villages), and farms (1,424 farms) in Syria (compare to 28 towns, 190 villages, and 82 farms in Rif Dimashq Governorate). It also explains why the Northern Region has a much larger number of archaeological sites and remains than elsewhere in Syria.Borders and landscapeThe governorate has a long northern boundary with the Kilis, Gaziantep, and Şanlıurfa provinces of Turkey. To the west lie the Sanjak of Alexandretta (disputed with Turkey) and the Idlib Governorate. To the south lie the Ḥamā Governorate River Euphrates forms most of the southern half of the eastern boundary with the Raqqa Governorate. Aleppo Governorate is in Syria. Our Syria trip maker tool allows you to plan your trip to Aleppo Governorate and a wealth of other destinations big and small.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Aleppo Governorate
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Places to visit in Aleppo Governorate
Recently planned trips to Aleppo Governorate
19 days in Syria BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Syria BY A USER FROM HUNGARY March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Syria BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA January, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Europe & Asia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Syria BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS October, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 21 days in Syria BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium