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Tayru is located in Syria
Coordinates: 35°11′45″N 35°59′15″E / 35.19583°N 35.98750°E / 35.19583; 35.98750
Country  Syria
Governorate Tartus
District Baniyas
Subdistrict Baniyas
Population (2004 census)[1]
 • Total 838
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Tayru (Arabic: طيرو‎) is a village in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Tartus Governorate, located northeast of Tartus and just east of the Mediterranean town of Baniyas. Nearby localities include Bustan al-Hamam and al-Annazeh to the east, al-Qadmus and Kaff al-Jaa to the southeast, al-Qamsiyah, al-Baydah and Maten al-Sahel to the south. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Tayru had a population of 838 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites.[2]


  1. ^ a b General Census of Population and Housing 2004 Archived 2013-01-12 at Archive.is. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Tartus Governorate. (in Arabic)
  2. ^ Balanche, Fabrice (2006). La région alaouite et le pouvoir syrien (PDF) (in French). Karthala Editions. ISBN 2845868189.