Kissin, Syria

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Kissin

كيسين

Kisin[1] ( كسين )
Village
Kissin is located in Syria
Kissin
Kissin
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 34°52′10″N 36°39′29″E / 34.86944°N 36.65806°E / 34.86944; 36.65806Coordinates: 34°52′10″N 36°39′29″E / 34.86944°N 36.65806°E / 34.86944; 36.65806
Country Syria
GovernorateHoms
DistrictRastan
SubdistrictRastan
Population
 (2004)
 • Total2,189
Time zoneUTC+3 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (EEST)

Kissin (Arabic: كيسين‎, romanizedKīssīn, also spelled Kisein) or (Turkish: Kisin,[1] Arabic: كسين‎, romanizedKīsīn) is a village in northern Syria, administratively part of the Homs Governorate, located north of Homs. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Kissin had a population of 2,189 in the 2004 census.[2] Its inhabitants are predominantly Turkmen Sunni Muslims.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Günümüzde Suriye Türkmenleri. — Suriye’de Değişimin Ortaya Çıkardığı Toplum: Suriye Türkmenleri, p. 14 ORSAM Rapor № 83. ORSAM – Ortadoğu Türkmenleri Programı Rapor № 14. Ankara — November 2011, 33 pages.
  2. ^ General Census of Population and Housing 2004 Archived 2013-01-12 at Archive.today. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Homs Governorate. ‹See Tfd›(in Arabic)
  3. ^ مجزرة تسنين – ريف حمص الشمالي / التطهير الطائفي -د. خولة الحديد. Al-Ayyam (in Arabic). 2014-03-03.