|Elevation||450 m (1,480 ft)|
|Population (2004 census)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
Al-Qunaya (Arabic: القنية, Syriac: ܩܢܙܐ, al-Knaya, also spelled Quniya) is a village in northwestern Syria, administratively belonging to the Idlib Governorate, located northwest of Idlib, 35 km north of Jisr ash-Shugur, and is in between Lattakia (90 km (56 mi)) and Aleppo ( 120 km (75 mi)). Al-Qunaya is situated 450 meters (1476 ft)} above sea level. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, al-Qunaya had a population of 587 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Christians.
Some sources indicate that the current name of the village is derived from :
- The Syriac language Qunaya means "Kingdom".
- The Syriac language Qunaya means "Livelihood and Money".
Missionaries of the Franciscan Fathers (the Holy Land Rangers) (From Latin Catholic) came to the village in 1878 and built a church, Monastery, clinic and the first Arabic school in northwestern Syria, they re-built the church in 1885 and the current church dates to 1932.
Postal Service began in 1927 and the telephone arrived to the village in 1929. The municipality was established in 1932 and electricity came to the village in 1935 and the customs in 1937.