Kafr Hud

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Kafr Hud

كفر هود
Town
Kafr Hud is located in Syria
Kafr Hud
Kafr Hud
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 35°17′2″N 36°30′36″E / 35.28389°N 36.51000°E / 35.28389; 36.51000Coordinates: 35°17′2″N 36°30′36″E / 35.28389°N 36.51000°E / 35.28389; 36.51000
Country Syria
GovernorateHama
DistrictMahardah
SubdistrictMahardah
Population
 (2004)
 • Total2,736
 • Ethnicities
Syrians
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
City Qrya PcodeC3455

Kafr Hud (Arabic: كفر هود‎) is a Syrian town located in the Mahardah Subdistrict of the Mahardah District in Hama Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Kafr Hud had a population of 2,736 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.[2]

Etymology[edit]

The first word of Kafr Hud, which is Kafr, is a Syriac word for "farm" or "village". The second wordt 'Hud' is derived from another Syriac word, 'Hudtha' which refers to decoratation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "General Census of Population 2004". Retrieved 2014-07-10.
  2. ^ Smith, 1841, p. 178.

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