Khan al-Shih

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Khan al-Shih
خان الشيح
Khan al-Shih is located in Syria
Khan al-Shih
Khan al-Shih
Coordinates: 33°22′N 36°06′E / 33.36°N 36.10°E / 33.36; 36.10
Country  Syria
Governorate Rif Dimashq Governorate
District Qatana District
Nahiyah Qatana
Population (2004 census)[1]
 • Total 12,148
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Khan al-Shih (Arabic: خان الشيح, also spelled Khan ash-Sheih‎) is a town in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located southwest of Damascus. Nearby localities include Kafr Hawr to the west, Kanaker to the south, Qatana and Artouz to the north, and Darayya to the northeast. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Khan al-Shih had a population of 12,148 in the 2004 census.[1]