Deir Muqaran

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Deir Muqaran
دير مقرن
Deir Muqaran is located in Syria
Deir Muqaran
Deir Muqaran
Coordinates: 33°36′58″N 36°9′25″E / 33.61611°N 36.15694°E / 33.61611; 36.15694
Country  Syria
Governorate Rif Dimashq Governorate
District Qudsaya District
Nahiyah Ain al-Fijah
Population (2004 census)[1]
 • Total 4,803
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code(s) 11

Deir Muqaran (Arabic: دير مقرن‎) is a village in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located northwest of Damascus in Wadi Barada. Nearby localities include Ain al-Fijah, Deir Qanun, al-Dimas, Jdeidat al-Wadi, Kfeir al-Zayt and Basimah. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Deir Muqaran had a population of 4,803 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.[2]


  1. ^ a b General Census of Population and Housing 2004 Archived 2012-12-09 at Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Rif Dimashq Governorate. (in Arabic)
  2. ^ Smith, 1841, p. 147.