Al-Qamsiyah

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Al-Qamsiyah
القمصية
Town
Al-Qamsiyah is located in Syria
Al-Qamsiyah
Al-Qamsiyah
Coordinates: 35°03′01″N 35°59′46″E / 35.050323°N 35.996143°E / 35.050323; 35.996143
Country  Syria
Governorate Tartus Governorate
District Al-Shaykh Badr District
Nahiyah Al-Qamsiyah
Population (2004 census)[1]
 • Total 2,244
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Al-Qamsiyah (Arabic: القمصية‎) is a town in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Tartus Governorate, located north of Tartus. Nearby localities include al-Annazeh, Maten al-Sahel and Husayn al-Baher to the southwest and Khawabi, Khirbet al-Faras and al-Shaykh Badr to the southeast. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), al-Qamsiyah had a population of 2,244 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). Tartus Governorate. (Arabic)
  2. ^ Balanche, Fabrice (2006). La région alaouite et le pouvoir syrien (in French). Karthala Editions. ISBN 2845868189.