Muthabin

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Muthabin

موثبين
Village
Mothabeen
Muthabin is located in Syria
Muthabin
Muthabin
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 33°8′36″N 36°14′47″E / 33.14333°N 36.24639°E / 33.14333; 36.24639Coordinates: 33°8′36″N 36°14′47″E / 33.14333°N 36.24639°E / 33.14333; 36.24639
Grid position266/283 PAL
Country Syria
GovernorateDaraa Governorate
DistrictAl-Sanamayn District
NahiyahGhabaghib
Population
 (2004)
 • Total2,351
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)+3

Muthabin (Arabic: موثبين‎; transliteration: Mūʿtabīn, also spelled Mothabeen) is a village in southern Syria, administratively part of the Daraa Governorate, located northeast of Daraa in the al-Sanamayn District. Nearby localities include Ghabaghib to the north, al-Masmiyah to the east, Jabab to the southeast, Bassir to the south, al-Sanamayn to the southwest and Deir al-Bukht to the west.[1] According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Muthabin had a population of 2,351 in the 2004 census.[2]

Muthabin dates back to antiquity, having been mentioned in pre-Islamic Syriac texts.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Muthabin Map. Mapcarta. Map depicts Muthabin and nearby localities.
  2. ^ General Census of Population and Housing 2004 Archived 2012-12-09 at Archive.today. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Daraa Governorate. ‹See Tfd›(in Arabic)
  3. ^ Honigman, E. (1995). "Al-Nukra". The Encyclopedia of Islam, New Edition, Volume VIII: Ned–Sam. Leiden and New York: BRILL. p. 114. ISBN 90-04-09834-8.

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