Al-Jiza

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Al-Jiza
الجيزة
Village
Al-Jiza is located in Syria
Al-Jiza
Al-Jiza
Coordinates: 32°34′12″N 36°18′59″E / 32.57000°N 36.31639°E / 32.57000; 36.31639
Country  Syria
Governorate Daraa
District Daraa
Subdistrict Al-Jiza
Population (2004)[1]
 • Total 14,700
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Al-Jiza (Arabic: الجيزة‎, also spelled el-Jeza) is a town in southern Syria, administratively part of the Daraa Governorate, located east of Daraa. Nearby localities include al-Mataaiya to the south, Ghasm to the southeast, al-Sahwah to the northeast, al-Musayfirah to the north, Kahil to the northwest and al-Taybeh to the west. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, al-Sahwah had a population of 14,700 in the 2004 census. It is the administrative center of the al-Jiza nahiyah ("subdistrict") which consisted of three localities with a collective population of 21,100 in 2004.[1]

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