Al-Qutayfah

Al-Qutayfah (Arabic: القطيفة) is a city in Syria, administratively belonging to the Rif Dimashq Governorate, capital of the al-Qutayfah District. It is located approximately 40 kilometers (25 mi) east of Damascus. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), al-Qutayfah had a population of 26,671 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.[2]

Al-Qutayfah

القطيفة

Qutaifa
Al-Qutayfah
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 33°44′N 36°35′E
Country Syria
GovernorateRif Dimashq Governorate
DistrictAl-Qutayfah District
NahiyahAl-Qutayfah
Elevation
940 m (3,080 ft)
Population
 (2004 census)[1]
  Total26,671
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST)+3
Area code(s)011

References

  1. General Census of Population and Housing 2004 Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Rif Dimashq Governorate. (in Arabic)
  2. Smith, 1841, p. 173.

Bibliography

  • Smith, Eli; Robinson, Edward (1841). Biblical Researches in Palestine, Mount Sinai and Arabia Petraea: A Journal of Travels in the Year 1838. 3. Crocker and Brewster.


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