Tell Tamer (Girê Xurma / Tel Temir / Til Tamer / Tel Temir)

Tell Tamer (Arabic: تل تمر‎, Syriac: ܬܠ ܬܡܪ‎, Kurdish: Girê Xurma) also known as Tal Tamr or Tal Tamir, is a small town in the Qamişlo Canton, in the Jazira Region of the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria.

Originally inhabited by Assyrians in the early 20th century, a large minority of around 20% Assyrians remain in the town, living alongside a majority Kurdish, and a small, recently settled Arab Bedouin population.

In the 2004 census, Tell Tamer had a population of 7,285.

Located by the Khabur River at a major road junction, the town was an important transport hub for Syria.

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