Maskanah, Homs Governorate
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Maskanah (Arabic: مسكنة) is a village in central Syria, administratively part of the Homs Governorate, located just south of Homs. Nearby localities include Kafr Aaya, Qattinah and Aabel to the west, Jandar to the south and Fairouzeh and Zaidal to the northeast. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Maskanah had a population of 4,430 in the 2004 census. In 1945 the village had 900 inhabitants. Its inhabitants are predominantly Syriac Orthodox and Catholic Christians.
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