Salib al-Turkman

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Salib al-Turkman
صليب التركمان
Salib al-Turkman is located in Syria
Salib al-Turkman
Salib al-Turkman
Coordinates: 35°41′16″N 35°48′51″E / 35.68778°N 35.81417°E / 35.68778; 35.81417
Country  Syria
Governorate Latakia Governorate
District Latakia District
Nahiyah Ayn al-Bayda
Population (2004 census)[1]
 • Total 3,466
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Salib al-Turkman (Arabic: صليب التركمان‎) is a town in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Latakia Governorate, located north of Latakia. Nearby localities include Al-Shamiyah and Burj Islam to the south, Ayn al-Bayda, al-Bahluliyah and al-Shabatliyah to the east. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Salib al-Turkman had a population of 3,466 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.[2]


  1. ^ a b General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Latakia Governorate. (Arabic)
  2. ^ Balanche, Fabrice (2006). La région alaouite et le pouvoir syrien (in French). Karthala Editions. ISBN 2845868189.