Ras al-Ayn, Rif Dimashq Governorate
|Governorate||Rif Dimashq Governorate|
|Population (2004 census)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
Ras al-'Ayn (Arabic: رأس العين) is a village in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located southwest of Damascus. Nearby localities include Yabroud to the northeast, Ras al-Maara to the northwest, and Ma'loula to the southwest. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, the village had a population of 2,754 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.
- Smith, Eli; Robinson, Edward (1841). Biblical Researches in Palestine, Mount Sinai and Arabia Petraea: A Journal of Travels in the Year 1838 3. Crocker and Brewster.
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