Kafr Rumah

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Kafr Rumah

كفر ومة

Kafrumah
Kfar Ruma
Village
Kafr Rumah is located in Syria
Kafr Rumah
Kafr Rumah
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 35°38′3″N 36°37′56″E / 35.63417°N 36.63222°E / 35.63417; 36.63222
Country Syria
GovernorateIdlib
DistrictMaarrat al-Nu'man
SubdistrictMaarrat al-Nu'man
Population
 (2004)
 • Total12,276
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Kafr Rumah (Arabic: كفر ومة‎, also spelled Kafrumah or Kfar Ruma) is a town in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Maarrat al-Nu'man District of the Idlib Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Kafr Rumah had a population of 12,276 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.[2] Nearby localities include Hass, Syria and Kafr Nabl to the west, Sarjah to the north, Maarrat al-Nu'man to the east and Hish to the south.

Kafr Ruman contains ancients ruins. Among them is a bridge consisting of slabs built on ten pillars instead of the typical style of Roman and Byzantine-era bridges in the Levant and elsewhere, which are supported were by arches.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ General Census of Population and Housing 2004 Archived 2013-02-06 at the Wayback Machine. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Idlib Governorate. (in Arabic)
  2. ^ a b Boulanger, 1966, p. 412.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Boulanger, Robert (1966). The Middle East, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Iraq, Iran. Hachette.