Tayru

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Tayru
طيرو
Village
Tayru is located in Syria
Tayru
Tayru
Coordinates: 35°11′45″N 35°59′15″E / 35.19583°N 35.98750°E / 35.19583; 35.98750
Country  Syria
Governorate Tartus
District Baniyas
Subdistrict Baniyas
Population (2004 census)[1]
 • Total 838
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Tayru (Arabic: طيرو‎) is a village in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Tartus Governorate, located northeast of Tartus and just east of the Mediterranean town of Baniyas. Nearby localities include Bustan al-Hamam and al-Annazeh to the east, al-Qadmus and Kaff al-Jaa to the southeast, al-Qamsiyah, al-Baydah and Maten al-Sahel to the south. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Tayru had a population of 838 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites.[2]

References[edit]

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