Al-Mitras

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Al-Mitras
Zok Türkmen[1] (ذوق التركمان)
Mtrass (المتراس)
Village
Al-Mitras is located in Syria
Al-Mitras
Al-Mitras
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 34°46′39″N 36°11′8″E / 34.77750°N 36.18556°E / 34.77750; 36.18556
Country  Syria
Governorate Tartus
District Safita
Subdistrict Al-Sisiniyah
Population (2004)
 • Total 2,138

Zok al-Turkman[1] (Turkish: Zok Türkmen, Arabic: ذوق التركمان‎, translit. Zok al-Turkman‎) or Al-Mitras (Arabic: المتراس‎‎, also spelled Mtrass) is a village in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Tartus Governorate, located southeast of Tartus. Nearby localities include Marmarita and Zweitina to the east, al-Zarah to the southeast, al-Tulay'i to the southwest, al-Sisiniyah to the west and al-Bariqiyah to the north. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), al-Mitras had a population of 2,138 in the 2004 census.[2] Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Günümüzde Suriye Türkmenleri (Turkish)Suriye’de Değişimin Ortaya Çıkardığı Toplum: Suriye Türkmenleri, p. 20 ORSAM Rapor № 83. ORSAM – Ortadoğu Türkmenleri Programı Rapor № 14. Ankara — November 2011, 33 pages.
  2. ^ "Al-Sisiniyah Nahiyah Population". Syria Central Bureau of Statistics. 2004. Retrieved 2012-07-02. . Archive: [1][permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Balanche, Fabrice (2006). La région alaouite et le pouvoir syrien (PDF) (in French). Karthala Editions. ISBN 2845868189. 
  4. ^ Mroue, Bassem (2013-10-15). "Agreement ends shelling of Syrian village". Associated Press.