Al-Alwa

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al-Alwa

العلوة
Town
al-Alwa is located in Syria
al-Alwa
al-Alwa
Location of al-Alwa in Syria
Coordinates: 35°57′N 40°51′E / 35.95°N 40.85°E / 35.95; 40.85
Country Syria
Governorateal-Hasakah
Districtal-Hasakah
Subdistrictal-Shaddadah
Population
 (2004)[1]
1,431
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Geocoden/a

al-Alwa (Arabic: العلوة‎) is a village in southern Al-Hasakah Governorate, northeastern Syria.

The village is located on the Khabur River[2] Administratively the village belongs to the Nahiya al-Shaddadah of al-Hasakah District.

The village is predominantly inhabited by Arabs. At the 2004 census, it had a population of 3,409.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2004 Census Data for Nahiya al-Shaddadah" (in Arabic). Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 October 2015. Also available in English: UN OCHA. "2004 Census Data". Humanitarian Data Exchange. Retrieved 4 December 2015.
  2. ^ Geographic Names