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Maar Shamshah (Arabic: معر شمشه, also spelled Maarshmisha) is a village administratively belonging to the Idlib Governorate in northwestern Syria. Nearby localities include the mantiqah ("district") center of Maarrat al-Nu'man to the west, Maar Shurin to the north, Talmenes to the east, Maar Shamrin and Deir Sharqi to the southeast and Deir Gharbi to the south. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Maar Shamshah had a population of 3,268 in the 2004 census.
During the ongoing Syrian Civil War between the government of Bashar al-Assad and opposition activists and rebels, Maar Shamshah has been described as a "pro-rebel" village by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an activist organization. The Observatory reported that the village was bombarded by the Syrian Army on 31 October 2012. The Observatory later reported that Maar Shamshah was shelled by the Syrian Army on 11 November.
- General Census of Population and Housing 2004 Archived 2013-02-06 at the Wayback Machine.. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Idleb Governorate. (in Arabic)
- Government troops, rebels battle in northern Syria: activists. The Hindu. 2012-10-31.
- Israeli army fires 'warning shots' at Syria. Al Jazeera English. 2012-11-11.