Al-Zaafaraniyah

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Al-Zaafaraniyah

الزعفرانية

Zafereni[1] ( زعفراني )
Village
Al-Zaafaraniyah is located in Syria
Al-Zaafaraniyah
Al-Zaafaraniyah
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 34°53′43″N 36°46′41″E / 34.89528°N 36.77806°E / 34.89528; 36.77806Coordinates: 34°53′43″N 36°46′41″E / 34.89528°N 36.77806°E / 34.89528; 36.77806
Country Syria
GovernorateHoms
DistrictAl-Rastan
SubdistrictTalbiseh
Population
 (2004)
 • Total5,102
Time zoneUTC+3 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (EEST)

Al-Zaafaraniyah (Turkish: Zafereni,[1] Arabic: الزعفرانية‎, also spelled al-Za'afaranah) is a village in the northern Syria, administratively part of the Homs Governorate, located north of Homs. Nearby localities include Mashrafah to the southeast, Talbiseh to the southwest, Tasnin and Kafr Nan to the west, al-Rastan to the northwest and Deir Ful and Izz al-Din to the northeast. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), al-Zaafaraniyah had a population of 5,102 in the 2004 census.[2]

In 1838 al-Zaafaraniyah was classified as a seasonal village or khirba by English scholar Eli Smith.[3]

References[edit]

  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. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Homs Governorate. ‹See Tfd›(in Arabic)
  3. ^ Smith, 1841, p. 175.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Smith, Eli; Robinson, Edward (1841). Biblical Researches in Palestine, Mount Sinai and Arabia Petraea: A Journal of Travels in the Year 1838. 3. Crocker and Brewster.