Abu Hamamah

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Abu Hamamah

أبو همامة
Village
Abu Hamamah is located in Syria
Abu Hamamah
Abu Hamamah
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 34°57′9″N 36°52′27″E / 34.95250°N 36.87417°E / 34.95250; 36.87417Coordinates: 34°57′9″N 36°52′27″E / 34.95250°N 36.87417°E / 34.95250; 36.87417
Country Syria
GovernorateHoms
DistrictRastan
SubdistrictRastan
Population
 (2004)
 • Total255
Time zoneUTC+3 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (EEST)

Abu Hamamah (Arabic: أبو همامة‎, also known as Abu Humama) is a village in northern Syria, administratively part of the Rastan District, located north of Homs on the southern banks of the Orontes River. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Abu Hamamah had a population of 255 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Circassians from the Shapsugh tribe.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ General Census of Population and Housing 2004 Archived 12 January 2013 at Archive.today. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Homs Governorate. (in Arabic)
  2. ^ Jaimoukha, Amjad. The Circassians of Syria: Opting for the Rightful Cause Circassian Voices. 12 July 2012.