Wadi al-Nasara

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Wadi al-Nasarah
وادي النصارى
Κοιλάδα των Χριστιανών
Wadi al-Nasarah is located in Syria
Wadi al-Nasarah
Wadi al-Nasarah
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 34°45′N 36°19′E / 34.750°N 36.317°E / 34.750; 36.317
Country  Syria
Governorate Homs Governorate
District Talkalakh District
Zweitina Village
Mashta Azar Village

Wadi al-Nasara (Arabic: وادي النصارى‎‎ / ALA-LC: Wādī an-Naṣārá, Greek: Κοιλάδα των Χριστιανών, Koiláda ton Christianón, which both mean "Valley of Christians") is an area in western Syria, close to the Lebanese border and administratively belonging to the governorate of Homs. Most people in the area are Eastern Orthodox Christians. Wadi al-Nasara used to be a popular tourist site before the outbreak of the Syrian civil war. In September 2016, there were around 250 000 inhabitants, including more than 210 000 Christians, and 8 000 displaced families coming from other regions from Syria, and especially Homs.

Villages in the valley[edit]

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Coordinates: 34°45′N 36°19′E / 34.750°N 36.317°E / 34.750; 36.317