Al-Ruhaybah

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Al-Ruhaybah

الرحيبة

Al-Ruhaibah
Al-Ruhaybah is located in Syria
Al-Ruhaybah
Al-Ruhaybah
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 33°44′36.9″N 36°42′04.2″E / 33.743583°N 36.701167°E / 33.743583; 36.701167Coordinates: 33°44′36.9″N 36°42′04.2″E / 33.743583°N 36.701167°E / 33.743583; 36.701167
Country Syria
GovernorateRif Dimashq Governorate
DistrictAl-Qutayfah District
NahiyahAr-Ruhaybah
Population
(2004 census)[1]
 • Total30,450
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Al-Ruhaybah or Al-Ruhaibah (Arabic: الرحيبة‎) is a Syrian city in the Al-Qutayfah District of the Rif Dimashq Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Ar-Ruhaybah had a population of 30,450 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b General Census of Population and Housing 2004[permanent dead link]. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Rif Dimashq Governorate. (in Arabic)
  2. ^ Smith, 1841, p. 173.

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.