Al-Qutayfah
ٱلْقُطَيْفَة
Qutaifa
Al-Qutayfah is located in Syria
Al-Qutayfah
Al-Qutayfah
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 33°44′20″N 36°36′00″E / 33.73889°N 36.60000°E / 33.73889; 36.60000Coordinates: 33°44′20″N 36°36′00″E / 33.73889°N 36.60000°E / 33.73889; 36.60000
Country Syria
GovernorateRif Dimashq
Districtal-Qutayfah
Subdistrictal-Qutayfah
Elevation
940 m (3,080 ft)
Population
 (2004 census)[1]
 • Total26,671
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)+3
Area code(s)011

Al-Qutayfah (Arabic: ٱلْقُطَيْفَة, romanizedal-Quṭayfah) 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]

References

  1. ^ a b 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, in Robinson and Smith, 1841, vol 3, 2nd appendix, p. 173

Bibliography

  • Robinson, E.; Smith, E. (1841). Biblical Researches in Palestine, Mount Sinai and Arabia Petraea: A Journal of Travels in the year 1838. Vol. 3. Boston: Crocker & Brewster.