Kinsabba

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Kinsabba
كنسبا
Town
Kansaba
Kinsabba is located in Syria
Kinsabba
Kinsabba
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 35°44′38″N 36°9′50″E / 35.74389°N 36.16389°E / 35.74389; 36.16389Coordinates: 35°44′38″N 36°9′50″E / 35.74389°N 36.16389°E / 35.74389; 36.16389
Country  Syria
Governorate Latakia Governorate
District Al-Haffah District
Nahiyah Kinsabba
Population (2004)
 • Total 514
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Kinsabba (Arabic: كنسبا‎, also spelled Kansaba) is a town in northwestern Syria administratively belonging to the Latakia Governorate, located northeast of Latakia. Nearby localities include Slinfah to the south, al-Haffah to the southwest, Balloran and Umm al-Tuyour to the west, Qastal Ma'af to the northwest, al-Najiyah to the northeast, Qarqur to the east and Sirmaniyah to the southeast. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Kinsabba had a population was 514 in 2004. It is the administrative center, but 16th largest locality, of the Kinsabba nahiyah ("subdistrict") which contains 35 localities with a collective population of 17,615.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Christians.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Latakia Governorate. (Arabic)
  2. ^ Balanche, 2006, p. 44.

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