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Gazzal, Kazhil
Qazhal is located in Syria
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 34°45′12″N 36°37′34″E / 34.75333°N 36.62611°E / 34.75333; 36.62611
Country  Syria
Governorate Homs
District Homs
Subdistrict Khirbet Tin Nur
Population (2004)
 • Total 2,271

Qazhal (Arabic: قزحل‎‎, also spelled Gazzal or Kazhil) is a village in western Syria, administratively part of the Homs Governorate, just west of Homs. Nearby localities include the al-Waer suburb of Homs to the east, Khirbet al-Sawda to the north, Khirbet Tin Mahmoud to the northwest and Khirbet Tin Nur to the southwest. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Qazhal had a population of 2,271 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Turkmens.[2]


  1. ^ General Census of Population and Housing 2004[permanent dead link]. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Homs Governorate. (in Arabic)
  2. ^ Hürmüzlü, Erşat (Spring 2015). "Turkish Policy in the Middle East". Turkish Policy Quarterly. 14 (1): 90.