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Tılıf[1] ( طلف )
Talaf is located in Syria
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 34°54′39″N 36°33′40″E / 34.91083°N 36.56111°E / 34.91083; 36.56111
Country  Syria
Governorate Hama
District Hama
Subdistrict Hirbnafsah
Population (2004)
 • Total 4,934

Talaf (Arabic: طلف‎, translit. Toulouf) or Tallaf (Turkish: Tıllıf,[1] Arabic: طلف‎, translit. Tullif) is a village in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located southwest of Hama. Nearby localities include Musa al-Houla to the north, Hirbnafsah to the northeast, Kisin to the east, Burj Qa'i to the south, Taldou to the southwest and Kafr Laha and Tell Dahab to the west. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Talaf had a population of 4,934 in the 2004 census.[2] Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims of Turkmen descent.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b Günümüzde Suriye Türkmenleri. — Suriye’de Değişimin Ortaya Çıkardığı Toplum: Suriye Türkmenleri, p. 18 ORSAM Rapor № 83. ORSAM – Ortadoğu Türkmenleri Programı Rapor № 14. Ankara — November 2011, 33 pages.
  2. ^ General Census of Population and Housing 2004 Archived 2012-07-23 at Archive.is. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Hama Governorate. (in Arabic)
  3. ^ Smith, 1841, p. 179.
  4. ^ Hartmann, 2012, p. 54.