Al-Sabinah

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Al-Sabinah
السبينة
Village
Al-Sabinah is located in Syria
Al-Sabinah
Al-Sabinah
Coordinates: 33°26′2″N 36°17′8″E / 33.43389°N 36.28556°E / 33.43389; 36.28556
Country  Syria
Governorate Rif Dimashq Governorate
District Markaz Rif Dimashq
Nahiyah Babbila
Population (2004 census)[1]
 • Total 62,509
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Al-Sabinah (Arabic: السبينة‎) is a town in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located southwest of Damascus in the western Ghouta. Nearby localities include Ashrafiyat Sahnaya, Darayya, Muadamiyat al-Sham, Sayyidah Zaynab, al-Hajar al-Aswad. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, al-Sabinah had a population of 62,509 in the 2004 census.[1] A Palestinian refugee camp was established in the town in 1948.[2]

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