Kafr al-Tun

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Kafr al-Tun

كفر الطون

Kfar Eltun
Kafr al-Tun is located in Syria
Kafr al-Tun
Kafr al-Tun
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 35°11′51″N 36°40′2″E / 35.19750°N 36.66722°E / 35.19750; 36.66722
Country Syria
 • Total2,655

Kafr al-Tun (Arabic: كفر الطون‎, also spelled Kfar Eltun) is a village in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, just west of Hama. Nearby localities include al-Majdal to the northwest, Khitab to the northeast, Shihat Hama to the east, Tayzin to the southeast and al-Rabiaa to the east.. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, Kafr al-Tun had a population of 2,655 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.[2][3]



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