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Al-Qanjarah is located in Syria
Coordinates: 35°34′57″N 35°48′57″E / 35.58250°N 35.81583°E / 35.58250; 35.81583
Country  Syria
Governorate Latakia Governorate
District Latakia District
Nahiyah Latakia
Population (2004 census)[1]
 • Total 4,142
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Al-Qanjarah (Arabic: القنجرة‎‎) is a town in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Latakia Governorate, located north of Latakia. Nearby localities include al-Shamiyah and Kirsana to the north, Burj al-Qasab to the west, Sitmarkho to the east, Baksa and Sqoubin to the south. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Al-Qanjarah had a population of 4,142 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites.[2]


  1. ^ a b General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Latakia Governorate. (Arabic)
  2. ^ Balanche, Fabrice (2006). La région alaouite et le pouvoir syrien (PDF) (in French). Karthala Editions. ISBN 2845868189.