Khan Tuman

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This article is about the village. For the caravanserai with the same name, see Khan Tuman (building).
Khan Tuman
خان طومان
Village
Khan Tuman is located in Syria
Khan Tuman
Khan Tuman
Coordinates: 36°7′3″N 37°3′3″E / 36.11750°N 37.05083°E / 36.11750; 37.05083
Country  Syria
Governorate Aleppo Governorate
District Mount Simeon District
Nahiyah Aleppo
Population (2004 census)[1]
 • Total 2,781
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Khan Tuman (Arabic: خان طومان‎) is a village in northern Syria, administratively part of the Mount Simeon District of Aleppo Governorate, located southwest of Aleppo. Nearby localities include Urum al-Kubrah, Urum al-Sughrah, al-Shaykh Ali and al-Zurbah. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Khan Tuman had a population of 2,781 in the 2004 census.[1] The village is built on a hill located just east of the Queiq River. It is known for its historical caravanserai which dates back to 1189.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Aleppo Governorate. (Arabic)
  2. ^ Walpole, 1820, p. 329.
  3. ^ Tuman Khan Archnet Digital Library.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Walpole, Robert (1820). Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey , and other countries of the east, ed. from manuscript journals. 2. ed. Longman.