Deir Baalbah

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Deir Ba'albah
دير بعلبة
Deir Ba'albah is located in Syria
Deir Ba'albah
Deir Ba'albah
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 34°45′10″N 36°44′40″E / 34.75278°N 36.74444°E / 34.75278; 36.74444
Country  Syria
Governorate Homs Governorate
District Homs District
Nahiyah Homs
Population (2004)
 • Total 44,975

Deir Ba'albah (Arabic: دير بعلبة‎, also spelled Dayr Baalbeh) is the north-easternmost neighborhood of the city of Homs in central Syria. Nearby places include the al-Bayda and al-Abbasiyah neighborhoods to the south, and the villages of al-Mishirfeh and al-Jabiriyah to the northeast. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Deir Ba'albah had a population of 44,975 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.[2]