Mafkar Sharqi

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Mafkar Sharqi

مفكر شرقي
Mafkar Sharqi is located in Syria
Mafkar Sharqi
Mafkar Sharqi
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 35°00′37″N 37°13′30″E / 35.0103°N 37.2250°E / 35.0103; 37.2250Coordinates: 35°00′37″N 37°13′30″E / 35.0103°N 37.2250°E / 35.0103; 37.2250
Country Syria
SubdistrictBarri Sharqi
 • Total802
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
City Qrya PcodeC3270

Mafkar Sharqi (Arabic: مفكر شرقي‎, also spelled al-Mufakkir al-Sharqi) is a Syrian village located in the Barri Sharqi Subdistrict of the Salamiyah District in the Hama Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Mafkar Sharqi had a population of 802 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Ismaili Shia Muslims.[2]


  1. ^ "General Census of Population 2004". Retrieved 2014-07-10.
  2. ^ Mirza, Garib; Al-Khateeb, Humam (September 2015). "The Conflict in the Town of Salamiyah A Model for the Formation of 'Mafias' in Syria" (PDF). Democratic Republic Studies Center. Retrieved 2016-11-09.