Al-Zaafaraniyah

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Al-Zaafaraniyah
الزعفرانية
Village
Al-Zaafaraniyah is located in Syria
Al-Zaafaraniyah
Al-Zaafaraniyah
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 34°53′43″N 36°46′41″E / 34.89528°N 36.77806°E / 34.89528; 36.77806Coordinates: 34°53′43″N 36°46′41″E / 34.89528°N 36.77806°E / 34.89528; 36.77806
Country  Syria
Governorate Homs
District Al-Rastan
Subdistrict Talbiseh
Population (2004)
 • Total 5,102
Time zone EET (UTC+3)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+2)

Al-Zaafaraniyah (Arabic: الزعفرانية‎, also spelled al-Za'afaranah) is a village in the northern Syria, administratively part of the Homs Governorate, located north of Homs. Nearby localities include Mashrafah to the southeast, Talbiseh to the southwest, Tasnin and Kafr Nan to the west, al-Rastan to the northwest and Deir Ful and Izz al-Din to the northeast. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), al-Zaafaraniyah had a population of 5,102 in the 2004 census.[1]

In 1838 al-Zaafaraniyah was classified as a seasonal village or khirba by English scholar Eli Smith.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Homs Governorate. (Arabic)
  2. ^ Smith, 1841, p. 175.

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