|Shathah al-Tahta |
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Shathah (Arabic: شطحة التحتا, šaṭḥat at-taḥta) is a town in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located northwest of Hama. Nearby localities include Slinfah to the northwest, Nabl al-Khatib and Farikah to the north, al-Huwash to the northeast, Huwayjat al-Sallah to the southeast, Inab to the south and Ayn al-Tineh to the west.
According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Shathah had a population of 8,076 in the 2004 census. It is the administrative center and largest town of Shathah Subdistrict, which consisted of 12 localities with a collective population of 25,273 in 2004. Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites.
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