Al-Houz

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al-Houz
الحوز
al-Huz
Village
al-Houz is located in Syria
al-Houz
al-Houz
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 34°34′24″N 36°31′15″E / 34.57333°N 36.52083°E / 34.57333; 36.52083
Country  Syria
Governorate Homs Governorate
District al-Qusayr District
Nahiyah Al-Qusayr
Population (2004)
 • Total 2,239
Time zone EET (UTC+3)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+2)

Al-Houz (Arabic: الحوز‎‎, also spelled al-Huz) is a village in central Syria, administratively part of the Homs Governorate, located southwest of Homs. Situated at the southern edge of Lake Qattinah, nearby localities include Aqrabiyah to the southwest, Arjoun and al-Qusayr to the southeast, Kafr Mousa to the east and al-Ghassaniya to the northeast. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), al-Houz had a population of 2,239 in the 2004 census.[1] It is an Alawite village.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Homs Governorate. (Arabic)
  2. ^ Rougier, Bernard (13 October 2015). The Sunni Tragedy in the Middle East: Northern Lebanon from al-Qaeda to ISIS. Princeton University Press. p. 214. ISBN 9781400873579.