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Rmelan (Arabic: رميلان‎‎, Kurdish: Rimêlan‎, Syriac: ܪܡܝܠܐܢ‎) 
Administratively part of Derik District"al-Malikiyah"
Rmelan is a Kurdish town located in the east of Rojava "northeast of Syria" 
900 km northeast of the Syrian capital Damascus, 70 km east of Qamishlo, 30 km southwest of the district centre Derik"al-Malikiyah" and 0.5 km southwest of the sub-district centre Girkê Legê "Al-Muabbada"
the town took the name Rimêlan according to a Kurdish figure, 
Rimêlan‎ is the son of Deli agha son of second julo agha, the leader of the Kurdish clan "Abassa"
Rimêlan has an area of 5 km² and a population of 11,500, based on the 2009 official estimate
The population of the town is of mixed Arab, Kurd and Assyrian ethnicities
The town is famous for being one of the major centres of oil production in Syria. The first oil exploration works in Rmelan started in 1934.
Important Rmelan stations and Facilities:
Oil Station / Ger Zero Reservoir "Tel-Addas"
located about 10 km east of the outskirts of the village of Ger Zero "Tel-Addas". 
This station contains 20 reservoirs where the oil of the wells is collected and the oil is purified from the water and then pumped through pipes to the Homs refinery and the port of Tartus, where more than 1,700 wells
2-Power station "Gas Turbines"
located 18 km east of Rmelan
There are 6 turbines operated by gas, generating electricity, each turbine produce 20 MW, they belong only to Rmelan and their Oil wells
3-The Oil and Gas Technical Institute in Rumailan 
-was founded in 1969
-Two-year curriculum, Two specialties "Drilling wells - Oil production"
-The Institute able to accommodate from 75 to 170 students per year. The number of graduates from the institute has reached about 2300 students annually, out of which 50 are from outside Syria "from other Arab countries"
-The Institute offers students accommodation, food, transportation, scientific and recreational trips and some free medical services. "The student receives a monthly grant during his studies. In 2010, the institute was built with a new building area of 5880 m2 at a cost of 141 Syrian million pounds


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