Fahil

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This article is about the village in central Syria. For Brazilian footballer, see Fahel.
Fahil
فاحل
Village
Fahil is located in Syria
Fahil
Fahil
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 34°50′49″N 36°24′25″E / 34.84694°N 36.40694°E / 34.84694; 36.40694
Country  Syria
Governorate Homs
District Homs
Subdistrict al-Qabu
Elevation 701 m (2,300 ft)
Population (2004)
 • Total 5,775
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) +3 (UTC)

Fahil (Arabic: فاحل‎) is a town in central Syria, administratively part of the Homs Governorate, northwest of Homs. Nearby localities include Taldou and Kafr Laha to the northeast and al-Qabu to the west. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Fahil had a population of 5,775 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites and Greek Orthodox Christians.[2]

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  1. ^ General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Homs Governorate. (Arabic)
  2. ^ Smith, 1841, p. 180.

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