Al-Sabinah
السبينة
Village
Al-Sabinah is located in Syria
Al-Sabinah
Al-Sabinah
Coordinates: 33°26′2″N 36°17′8″E / 33.43389°N 36.28556°E / 33.43389; 36.28556
Country Syria
GovernorateRif Dimashq Governorate
DistrictMarkaz Rif Dimashq
NahiyahBabbila
Population
 (2004 census)[1]
 • Total62,509
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Al-Sabinah (Arabic: السبينة) is a town in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located southwest of Damascus in the western Ghouta. Nearby localities include Ashrafiyat Sahnaya, Darayya, Muadamiyat al-Sham, Sayyidah Zaynab, al-Hajar al-Aswad. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, al-Sabinah had a population of 62,509 in the 2004 census.[1] Sbeineh Camp, a Palestinian refugee camp, was established beside the town in 1948.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Rif Dimashq Governorate. (in Arabic)
  2. ^ "Sbeineh Camp". UNRWA.