Shinshar

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Shinshar
شنشار
Shanshar
Village
Shinshar is located in Syria
Shinshar
Shinshar
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 34°36′0″N 36°44′0″E / 34.60000°N 36.73333°E / 34.60000; 36.73333
Country  Syria
Governorate Homs
District Al-Qusayr
Subdistrict Al-Qusayr
Population (2004)
 • Total 3,118
Time zone EET (UTC+3)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+2)

Shinshar (Arabic: شنشار‎, also spelled Shanshar) is a village in central Syria, administratively part of the Homs Governorate, located between Homs to the north, al-Qusayr to the southwest and Shamsin to the south. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Shinshar had a population of 3,118 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. 173.

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