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Sabburah is located in Syria
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 35°09′23″N 37°12′34″E / 35.156407°N 37.209578°E / 35.156407; 37.209578Coordinates: 35°09′23″N 37°12′34″E / 35.156407°N 37.209578°E / 35.156407; 37.209578
Country  Syria
Governorate Hama Governorate
District Al-Salamiyah District
Nahiyah Sabburah
Population (2004)
 • Total 7,141
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Sabburah (Arabic: صبورة‎) is a town in northern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located east of Hama and 25 kilometers northeast of al-Salamiyah, on the western edge of the Syrian Desert. Nearby localities include Aqarib to the south, Mab'ujah to the southeast and Khunayfis and al-Saan to the northeast. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Sabburah had a population of 7,141 in the 2004 census. It is the administrative center of the Sabburah nahiyah ("subdistrict") which consisted of 19 localities with a collective population of 21,900 in 2004.[1] Sabburah has a high-frequency station for international radio service.[2]


  1. ^ General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Hama Governorate. (Arabic)
  2. ^ Henriques, John L. (1 June 2003). Syria: issues and historical background. Nova Science Publishers. p. 170. ISBN 978-1-59033-763-9. Retrieved 26 March 2013.