Al-Shinyah

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al-Shinyah
الشنية
al-Shiniyeh
Village
al-Shinyah is located in Syria
al-Shinyah
al-Shinyah
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 34°51′29″N 36°27′6″E / 34.85806°N 36.45167°E / 34.85806; 36.45167
Country  Syria
Governorate Homs
District Homs
Subdistrict al-Qabu
Population (2004)
 • Total 2,058
Time zone EET (UTC+3)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+2)

Al-Shinyah (Arabic: الشنية‎, also spelled al-Shiniyeh) is a village in central Syria, administratively part of the Homs Governorate, located northwest of Homs. Nearby localities include Fahel to the southwest, al-Qabu to the south, Sharqliyya to the southeast, Taldou and al-Taybah al-Gharbiyah to the northeast and Maryamin to the northwest. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), al-Shinyah had a population of 2,058 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites.[2][3]

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