Ayn al-Baydah, Syria

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Ayn al-Bayda
عين البيضة
Ayn al-Bayda is located in Syria
Ayn al-Bayda
Ayn al-Bayda
Coordinates: 35°39′14″N 35°52′23″E / 35.65389°N 35.87306°E / 35.65389; 35.87306
Country  Syria
Governorate Latakia Governorate
District Latakia District
Nahiyah Ayn al-Bayda
Population (2004 census)[1]
 • Total 1,629
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Ayn al-Bayda (Arabic: عين البيضة‎) is a town in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Latakia Governorate, located north of Latakia. Nearby localities include Al-Shamiyah and Burj Islam to the west, al-Bahluliyah and Mashqita to the east and Mushayrafet al-Samouk to the southwest. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Ayn al-Bayda had a population of 1,629 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.