Al-Qutayfah

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Al-Qutayfah
القطيفة
Qutaifa
Al-Qutayfah is located in Syria
Al-Qutayfah
Al-Qutayfah
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 33°44′N 36°35′E / 33.733°N 36.583°E / 33.733; 36.583Coordinates: 33°44′N 36°35′E / 33.733°N 36.583°E / 33.733; 36.583
Country  Syria
Governorate Rif Dimashq Governorate
District Al-Qutayfah District
Nahiyah Al-Qutayfah
Elevation 940 m (3,080 ft)
Population (2004 census)[1]
 • Total 26,671
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) +3 (UTC)
Area code(s) 011
Website www.q-city.net

Al-Qutayfah (Arabic: القطيفة‎) is a city in Syria, administratively belonging to the Rif Dimashq Governorate, capital of the al-Qutayfah District. It is located approximately 40 kilometers (25 mi) east of Damascus. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), al-Qutayfah had a population of 26,671 in the 2004 census.[1]

Localities in Al-Qutayfah District[edit]

According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), the following villages, towns and cities, make up the district of Al-Qutayfah:[2]

English Name Arabic Name Population Subdistrict
ar-Ruhaybah الرحيبة 30,450 Ar-Ruhaybah
Al-Qutayfah القطيفة 26,671 Al-Qutayfah
Jayroud جيرود 24,219 Jayroud
Muadamiyat al-Qalamoun معضمية القلمون 14,228 Al-Qutayfah
al-Naseriyah الناصرية 4,827 Jayroud
Hala حله 3,921 Al-Qutayfah
Jubaadin جبعدين 3,778 Maaloula
Ain al-Tinah عين التينة 3,206 Maaloula
Maaloula معلولا 2,762 Maaloula
al-Tawani التواني 2,446 Maaloula
al-Aatanah العطنة 1,897 Jayroud
al-Mansoura المنصورة 878 Jayroud

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