Mahin, Syria

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Mahin
مهين
Town
Mahin is located in Syria
Mahin
Mahin
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 34°15′0″N 37°4′0″E / 34.25000°N 37.06667°E / 34.25000; 37.06667
Country  Syria
Governorate Homs
District Homs
Subdistrict Mahin
Population (2004)
 • Total 11,064
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) +3 (UTC)

Mahin (Arabic: مهين‎) is a town in central Syria, administratively part of the Homs Governorate, south of Homs. It is situated on an oasis in the Syrian Desert, between Sadad to the west and al-Qaryatayn to the east, adjacent to the ancient village of Huwwarin. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Mahin had a population of 11,064 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Homs Governorate. (Arabic)
  2. ^ Smith, 1841, p. 174.

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