Tell Damshij

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Tell Damshij

تل دمشيج

Tell Damshij is located in Syria
Tell Damshij
Tell Damshij
Location of Tell Damshij in Syria
Coordinates: 36°35′27″N 40°25′59″E / 36.59083°N 40.43306°E / 36.59083; 40.43306Coordinates: 36°35′27″N 40°25′59″E / 36.59083°N 40.43306°E / 36.59083; 40.43306
Country Syria
SubdistrictTell Tamer
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Tell Damshij (Arabic: تل دمشيج‎), also known as Qodchanis (قوجانس), is a village near Tell Tamer in western al-Hasakah Governorate, northeastern Syria. Administratively it belongs to the Nahiya Tell Tamer.

The village is inhabited by Assyrians belonging to the Assyrian Church of the East.[2] At the 2004 census, it had a population of 153.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "2004 Census Data for Nahiya Tell Tamer" (in Arabic). Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics. Also available in English: UN OCHA. "2004 Census Data". Humanitarian Data Exchange.
  2. ^ Fernandez, Alberto M. (1998). "Dawn at Tell Tamer: The Assyrian Christian Survival on the Khabur River" (PDF). Journal of Assyrian Academic Studies. 12 (1): 34–47.