Al-Dar al-Kabirah

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Al-Dar al-Kabirah

الدار الكبيرة

Dar el-Kebir[1] ( دار الكبير )
Al-Dar al-Kabirah is located in Syria
Al-Dar al-Kabirah
Al-Dar al-Kabirah
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 34°47′10.73″N 36°40′57.58″E / 34.7863139°N 36.6826611°E / 34.7863139; 36.6826611
Country Syria
GovernorateHoms Governorate
DistrictHoms District
 • Total7,280
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)+3

Al-Dar al-Kabirah (Arabic: الدار الكبيرة‎, romanizedAl-Dār al-Kabīrāh, Turkish: Dar el-Kebir,[1] also spelled Dar al-Kabera) is a town in central Syria, administratively part of the Homs Governorate, forming a northwestern suburb of Homs. Nearby localities include Khirbet al-Sawda to the west and al-Ghantu and Teir Maalah to the northeast. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), al-Dar al-Kabirah had a population of 7,280 in the 2004 census.[2] A significant portion of the inhabitants are Turkmens.[3]


  1. ^ a b Günümüzde Suriye Türkmenleri. — Suriye’de Değişimin Ortaya Çıkardığı Toplum: Suriye Türkmenleri, p. 14 ORSAM Rapor № 83. ORSAM – Ortadoğu Türkmenleri Programı Rapor № 14. Ankara — November 2011, 33 pages.
  2. ^ General Census of Population and Housing 2004 Archived 2012-07-31 at Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Homs Governorate. (in Arabic)
  3. ^ Hürmüzlü, Erşat (Spring 2015). "Turkish Policy in the Middle East". Turkish Policy Quarterly. 14 (1): 90.