Al-Malihah

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al-Malihah
المليحة
Town
al-Malihah is located in Syria
al-Malihah
al-Malihah
Coordinates: 33°29′N 36°23′E / 33.48°N 36.38°E / 33.48; 36.38
Country  Syria
Governorate Rif Dimashq Governorate
District Markaz Rif Dimashq
Nahiyah Al-Malihah
Population (2004 census)[1]
 • Total 23,034
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Al-Malihah (Arabic: المليحة‎, also spelled al-Mleha) is a town in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located on the eastern outskirts of Damascus to the west of Jaramana, in the Ghouta area. Nearby localities include 'Aqraba, Deir al-Asafir, Zabdin, Kafr Batna and Babbila. According to the Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics, al-Malihah had a population of 23,034 as of the 2004 census.[1] The town is also the administrative centre of the al-Malihah nahiyah, which is composed of eight towns and villages having a combined population of 56,652.[1]

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