Barri Sharqi

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Barri Sharqi
بري شرقي
Berri Sharqi
Town
Barri Sharqi is located in Syria
Barri Sharqi
Barri Sharqi
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 34°58′50″N 37°12′08″E / 34.980643°N 37.202110°E / 34.980643; 37.202110Coordinates: 34°58′50″N 37°12′08″E / 34.980643°N 37.202110°E / 34.980643; 37.202110
Country  Syria
Governorate Hama Governorate
District Salamiyah District
Nahiyah Barri Sharqi
Population (2004)
 • Total 4,172
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)

Barri Sharqi (Arabic: بري شرقي‎) also spelled Berri Sharqi) is a town in northern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located east of Hama at the edge of the Syrian Desert. Nearby localities include Tell al-Tut and district center Salamiyah to the west, Aqarib to the north, Suha and Uqayribat to the east and al-Mukharram to the south. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Barri Sharqi had a population of 4,172 in the 2004 census.[1] In 1838 it was classified as a khirba ("ruined village") by English scholar Eli Smith.[2]

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  • 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.