Al-Tall (Arabic: التل, also spelled al-Tell) is a city in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate and capital of the al-Tall District. Situated in the middle of the Anti-Lebanon mountains, having an elevation of roughly 1,000 meters above sea level. Nearby localities include Maaraba to the southwest, Damascus to the south, Dahiyat al-Assad and Douma to the southeast, Maarat Saidnaya to the northeast, Manin to the north, Ashrafiyat al-Wadi and Basimah to the northwest and al-Hamah and Qudsaya to the west. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), al-Tall had a population of 44,597 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.
Location in Syria
|Coordinates: 33°36′0″N 36°18′0″E|
|Governorate||Rif Dimashq Governorate|
|Elevation||1,000 m (3,300 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||+3|
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