Burj Islam

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Burj islam
برج اسلام
Village
Burj islam beach
Burj islam beach
Burj islam is located in Syria
Burj islam
Burj islam
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 35°41′N 35°48′E / 35.683°N 35.800°E / 35.683; 35.800
Country  Syria
Governorate Latakia Governorate
District Latakia District
Nahiyah Ayn al-Bayda
Population (2004)
 • Total 5,652
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code(s) 41

Burj Islam (Arabic: برج اسلام‎) is a village in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Latakia Governorate, located north of Latakia. Nearby localities include Salib al-Turkman to the north, al-Shabatliyah to the northeast, Ayn al-Bayda to the east and al-Shamiyah to the south. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, the village had a population of 5,652 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims,[2] mostly of Turkmen origin.[3]

The village is a popular summer resort with a white rock beach.[4]

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Coordinates: 35°41′N 35°48′E / 35.683°N 35.800°E / 35.683; 35.800