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. Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.
Location in Syria
|Coordinates: 33°44′N 36°35′E|
|Governorate||Rif Dimashq Governorate|
|Elevation||940 m (3,080 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||+3|
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