Kafr Rumah

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Kafr Rumah

كفر ومة

Kfar Ruma
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
DistrictMaarrat al-Nu'man
SubdistrictMaarrat al-Nu'man
 • 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]


  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.


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