Al-Bahluliyah

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Al-Bahluliyah
البهلولية
Town
Al-Bahluliyah is located in Syria
Al-Bahluliyah
Al-Bahluliyah
Coordinates: 35°38′2″N 35°57′22″E / 35.63389°N 35.95611°E / 35.63389; 35.95611
Country  Syria
Governorate Latakia Governorate
District Latakia District
Nahiyah Al-Bahluliyah
Population (2004 census)[1]
 • Total 4,665
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Al-Bahluliyah (Arabic: البهلولية‎) is a town in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Latakia Governorate, located north of Latakia. Nearby localities include Al-Shamiyah and Burj Islam to the west, Sitmarkho and al-Qanjarah to the southwest and al-Haffah to the southeast. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, al-Bahluliyah had a population of 4,665 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Latakia Governorate. (Arabic)
  2. ^ Balanche, Fabrice (2006). La région alaouite et le pouvoir syrien (in French). Karthala Editions. ISBN 2845868189.