Deir Shamil (Arabic: دير شميل, also spelled Deir el-Shemil) is a village in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located west of Hama. Nearby localities include Nahr al-Bared to the north, Tell Salhab to the northeast, Jubb Ramlah to the east, al-Laqbah and Deir Mama to the south and Daliyah to the west. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Deir Shamil had a population of 4,537 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites.
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