|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||+3 (UTC)|
Ghur Gharbiyah (Arabic: غور غربية, also spelled Ghor Gharbiya or Ghouri) is a town in central Syria, administratively part of the Homs Governorate, northwest of Homs. Nearby localities include Qazhal to the southeast, Akrad Dayasinah to the east, Burj Qa'i to the northeast, Taldou and Kafr Laha to the northwest and Sharqliyya and al-Qabu to the west. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Ghur Gharbiyah had a population of 4,016 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Shia Muslims.
- General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Homs Governorate. (Arabic)
- Rosen, Nir. A Tale of Two Syrian Villages: Part two. Al-Jazeera English (AJE). 2011-10-26.
- What happened in Houla?. Al Jazeera English. 2012-01-16.
- Douwes, 2000, p. 224.
- Smith, 1841, p. 179.
- Douwes, Dick (2000). The Ottomans in Syria: a history of justice and oppression. I.B. Tauris. ISBN 1860640311.
- Smith, Eli; Robinson, Edward (1841). Biblical Researches in Palestine, Mount Sinai and Arabia Petraea: A Journal of Travels in the Year 1838 3. Crocker and Brewster.
|This article about a location in Homs Governorate, Syria is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|