Kaff al-Hammam

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Kaff al-Hammam
كاف الحمام
Kaf al-Hamam
Village
Kaff al-Hammam is located in Syria
Kaff al-Hammam
Kaff al-Hammam
Coordinates: 35°3′1″N 35°56′8″E / 35.05028°N 35.93556°E / 35.05028; 35.93556
Country  Syria
Governorate Tartus
District Al-Shaykh Badr
Subdistrict Brummanet al-Mashayekh
Population (2004)[1]
 • Total 372
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Kaff al-Hammam (Arabic: كاف الحمام‎, also spelled Kaf al-Hamam) is a village and suburb in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Tartus Governorate, located southeast of Tartus. Nearby localities include Hammam Wasel to the northwest, al-Qadmus to the northeast, Hammam Qanyah and al-Riqama to the east, Brummanet al-Mashayekh to the southeast, al-Shaykh Badr to the south, Brummanet Raad to the southwest and al-Qamsiyah to the west. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Kaff al-Hammam had a population of 372 in the 2004 census.[1] The inhabitants of the village are predominantly Ismailis.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Tartus Governorate. (Arabic)
  2. ^ Balanche, Fabrice (2006). La région alaouite et le pouvoir syrien (in French). Karthala Editions. ISBN 2845868189.