Umm al-Tuyour, Latakia Governorate

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Umm al-Tuyour
أم الطيور
Turunç[1] ( تورنج )
Village
Umm al-Tuyour is located in Syria
Umm al-Tuyour
Umm al-Tuyour
Coordinates: 35°45′17″N 35°50′48″E / 35.754836°N 35.846623°E / 35.754836; 35.846623
Country  Syria
Governorate Latakia Governorate
District Latakia District
Nahiyah Qastal Ma'af
Population (2004 census)[2]
 • Total 1,101
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Turunç[1] (Turkish: Turunç, Arabic: تورنج‎, translit. Umūl Tūyūr) or Umm al-Tuyour (Arabic: أم الطيور‎, translit. Umm al-Tūyūr) is a town in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Latakia Governorate, located north of Latakia on the Mediterranean coast. Nearby localities include Al-Shamiyah and Burj Islam to the south, Ras al-Basit and al-Badrusiyah to the north. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Umm al-Tuyour had a population of 1,101 in the 2004 census.[2] Its inhabitants are predominantly of Turkmen origin.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Günümüzde Suriye Türkmenleri. — Suriye’de Değişimin Ortaya Çıkardığı Toplum: Suriye Türkmenleri, p. 17 ORSAM Rapor № 83. ORSAM – Ortadoğu Türkmenleri Programı Rapor № 14. Ankara — November 2011, 33 pages.
  2. ^ a b General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Latakia Governorate. (in Arabic)
  3. ^ Balanche, Fabrice (2006). La région alaouite et le pouvoir syrien (PDF) (in French). Karthala Editions. ISBN 2845868189. 
  4. ^ Syria’s Turkmen Join the Fight. Al Akhbar. 2012-08-28.