|Elevation||735 m (2,411 ft)|
Kafr Nabl (Arabic: كفرنبل, also spelled Kafranbel or Kafr Nabil) is a town administratively belonging to the Idlib Governorate and Ma'arrat al-Numan District in northwestern Syria. It is situated 735 meters (2,411 ft) above sea level. In the 2004 census by the Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics Kafr Nabl had a population of 15,455. Kafr Nabl is located on an ancient Byzantine dead city, and is surrounded by some of the most important Dead Cities, such as Serjilla, Shanshrah, and al-Bara.
Kafr Nabl is Syria's largest producer of figs and a major producer of olives. About 3,700 hectares, or 778,000 trees are used for fig cultivation. Roughly 60% of the population are employed in the production and natural processing of the fruit. Farmers in Kafr Nabl usually dedicate around 80% of their cultivation time to the production of figs and 20% for olives.
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