|Governorate||Rif Dimashq Governorate|
|Population (2004 census)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
Beit Jinn (Arabic: بيت جن) is a town in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located southwest of Damascus on the foothills of Mount Hermon. Nearby localities include Kafr Hur, Qalaat al-Jandal and Qatana to the northeast and Saasaa, Kanakir and Deir Maker to the southeast. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Beit Jinn had a population of 2,846 in the 2004 census. The town is also the administrative center of the Beit Jinn nahiyah which consists of nine towns with a combined population of 15,668. The Nahr al-Awaj river (ancient Pharpar) passes near the town.
- le Strange, Guy (1890). Palestine Under the Moslems: A Description of Syria and the Holy Land from A.D. 650 to 1500. Committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund.
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