Al-Nashabiyah

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Al-Nashabiyah
النشابية
Town
Al-Nashabiyah is located in Syria
Al-Nashabiyah
Al-Nashabiyah
Coordinates: 33°30′49″N 36°29′14″E / 33.51361°N 36.48722°E / 33.51361; 36.48722
Country  Syria
Governorate Rif Dimashq
District Douma
Subdistrict Al-Nashabiyah
Population (2004)[1]
 • Total 11,053
Time zone EET (UTC+3)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+2)

Al-Nashabiyah (Arabic: النشابية‎, also spelled ''Nashabieh) is a town in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located 19 kilometers east of Damascus city. Situated in the fertile Ghouta region, nearby localities include Beit Nayim and Outaya to the west, Marj al-Sultan to the southwest, al-Bilaliyah to the southeast, al-Qasimiyah and al-Jarba to the east, al-Bihariyah to the northeast, Adra to the north and Hawsh al-Dawahira and Hawsh Nasri to the northwest. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, al-Nashabiyah had a population of 11,053 in the 2004 census. It is the administrative center of the al-Nashabiyah nahiyah ("subdistrict") which consists of 22 localities with a collective population 76,814 in 2004.[1]

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