Qudsaya

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Qudsaya
قدسيا
Qudsaya is located in Syria
Qudsaya
Qudsaya
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 33°32′N 36°13′E / 33.533°N 36.217°E / 33.533; 36.217Coordinates: 33°32′N 36°13′E / 33.533°N 36.217°E / 33.533; 36.217
Country  Syria
Governorate Rif Dimashq Governorate
District Qudsaya District
Nahiyah Qudsaya
Elevation 800 m (2,600 ft)
Population (2004 census)[1]
 • Total 33,571

Qudsaya (Arabic: قدسيا‎) is a Syrian city in Rif Dimashq Governorate and the administrative centre of Qudsaya District. The city is located on the western slope of Mount Qasioun, 7 km west of Damascus. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Qudsaya had a population of 33,571 in the 2004 census.[1] Adjacent to the town is the modern suburb of Dahiat Qudsaya.

Localities in Qudsaya District[edit]

According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), the following villages, towns and cities, make up the district of Qudsaya :[2]

English Name Arabic Name Population Subdistrict
Qudsaya قدسيا 33,571 Qudsaya
al-Dimas الديماس 14,574 Al-Dimas
al-Hamah الهامة 10,045 Qudsaya
Dahiat Qudsaya ضاحية قدسيا 9,500 Qudsaya
Jdeidat al-Wadi جديدة الوادي 5,227 Qudsaya
Deir Muqaran دير مقرن 4,803 Ain al-Fijah
Deir Qanun دير قانون 4,213 Ain al-Fijah
Kfeir al-Zayt كفير الزيت 4,170 Ain al-Fijah
Ain al-Fijah عين الفيجة 3,806 Ain al-Fijah
Kfeir Yabous كفير يابوس 3,801 Al-Dimas
Basimah بسيمة 2,812 Qudsaya
Ashrafiyat al-Wadi أشرفية الوادي 2,101 Qudsaya
al-Husseiniyah الحسينية 1,563 Ain al-Fijah
Jamraya جمرايا 1,156 Qudsaya
Mazraat Deir al-Ashayer مزرعة دير العشائر 1,107 Al-Dimas
Qura al-Assad قرى الأسد 1,067 Al-Dimas
Efra افرة 1,029 Ain al-Fijah
Jdeidat Yabous جديدة يابوس 994 Al-Dimas
Yabous يابوس 369 Al-Dimas
Maadar معدر 66 Al-Dimas

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