Baksa, Syria

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Baksa

بكسا
Village
Baksa is located in Syria
Baksa
Baksa
Coordinates: 35°34′15″N 35°49′17″E / 35.57083°N 35.82139°E / 35.57083; 35.82139
Country Syria
GovernorateLatakia Governorate
DistrictLatakia District
NahiyahLatakia
Population
 (2004 census)[1]
 • Total3,001
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ClimateCsa

Baksa (Arabic: بكسا‎) is a town in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Latakia Governorate, located north of Latakia. Nearby localities include al-Shamiyah, Kirsana and al-Qanjarah to the north, Burj al-Qasab to the west, Sitmarkho to the east and Sqoubin to the south. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Baksa had a population of 3,001 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b General Census of Population and Housing 2004 Archived 2013-03-17 at the Wayback Machine. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Latakia Governorate. ‹See Tfd›(in Arabic)
  2. ^ Balanche, Fabrice (2006). La région alaouite et le pouvoir syrien (PDF) (in French). Karthala Editions. ISBN 2845868189.