Mahin or Mheen (Arabic: مهين) is a town in central Syria, administratively part of the Homs Governorate, south of Homs. It is situated on an oasis in the Syrian Desert, between Sadad to the west and al-Qaryatayn to the east, adjacent to the ancient village of Huwwarin. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Mahin had a population of 11,064 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.
Location in Syria
|Coordinates: 34°14′33″N 37°3′32″E|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||+3|
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