Al-Mitras

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Al-Mitras
المتراس>
Mtrass
Village
Al-Mitras is located in Syria
Al-Mitras
Al-Mitras
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 34°46′39″N 36°11′8″E / 34.77750°N 36.18556°E / 34.77750; 36.18556
Country  Syria
Governorate Tartus
District Safita
Subdistrict Al-Sisiniyah
Population (2004)
 • Total 2,138

Al-Mitras (Arabic: المتراس‎, also spelled Mtrass) is a village in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Tartus Governorate, located southeast of Tartus. Nearby localities include Marmarita and Zweitina to the east, al-Zarah to the southeast, al-Tulay'i to the southwest, al-Sisiniyah to the west and al-Bariqiyah to the north. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), al-Mitras had a population of 2,138 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Al-Sisiniyah Nahiyah Population". Syria Central Bureau of Statistics. 2004. Retrieved 2012-07-02. . Archive: [1]
  2. ^ Balanche, Fabrice (2006). La région alaouite et le pouvoir syrien (in French). Karthala Editions. ISBN 2845868189.