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ܓܦܥܘܕ - גפעוד

Jubb'adin is located in Syria
Coordinates: 33°49′35″N 36°30′33″E / 33.826382°N 36.509215°E / 33.826382; 36.509215Coordinates: 33°49′35″N 36°30′33″E / 33.826382°N 36.509215°E / 33.826382; 36.509215
Country  Syria
Governorate Rif Dimashq Governorate
District Al-Qutayfah District
Nahiyah Maaloula
Population (2004 census)[1]
 • Total 3,778
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code(s) 11

Jubb'adin or Ġipaҁōḏ (Arabic: جبعدين‎, Aramaic: ܓܦܥܘܕ‎ - גפעוד)[2] is a village in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located northeast of Damascus in the Qalamun Mountains. Nearby localities include Saidnaya and Rankous to the southwest, Yabroud and Maaloula to the northeast, and Assal al-Ward to the northwest. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Jubb'adin had a population of 3,778 in the 2004 census.[1]

The village is among the three last remaining villages where Western Neo-Aramaic is still spoken. The village's inhabitants are mostly Muslims.[3]


  1. ^ a b General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Rif Dimashq Governorate. (in Arabic)
  2. ^ AntonSamuel (11 September 2017). "English: Maaloula 7". Commons.wikimedia.org. Retrieved 3 December 2017. 
  3. ^ Amar, Joseph (12 October 2012). "The Loss of Syria". Commonwealmagazine.org. Retrieved 22 December 2012.