Daminah al-Sharqiyah

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Daminah al-Sharqiyah

دمينة الشرقية
Daminah al-Sharqiyah is located in Syria
Daminah al-Sharqiyah
Daminah al-Sharqiyah
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 34°34′38″N 36°40′40″E / 34.57722°N 36.67778°E / 34.57722; 36.67778
Country Syria
GovernorateHoms Governorate
DistrictAl-Qusayr District
 • Total1,893
Time zoneUTC+3 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (EEST)

Daminah al-Sharqiyah (Arabic: دمينة الشرقية‎) is a village in central Syria, administratively part of the Homs Governorate, south of Homs. Nearby localities include Shinshar to the northeast, al-Buwaida al-Sharqiya to the northwest and al-Qusayr to the southwest. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, Daminah al-Sharqiyah had a population of 1,893 in the 2004 census.[1]

In 1838 Daminah al-Sharqiyah was classified as an abandoned village by English scholar Eli Smith.[2]



  • 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.