Al-Shabatliyah

الشبطلية
Village
Al-Shabatliyah
Al-Shabatliyah
Coordinates: 35°41′9″N 35°49′39″E / 35.68583°N 35.82750°E / 35.68583; 35.82750
Country Syria
GovernorateLatakia Governorate
DistrictLatakia District
NahiyahAyn al-Bayda
Population
 (2004 census)[1]
 • Total3,306
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Al-Shabatliyah (Arabic: الشبطلية‎) is a town in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Latakia Governorate, located north of Latakia. Nearby localities include Al-Shamiyah and Burj Islam to the south, Ayn al-Bayda, al-Bahluliyah and Mashqita to the east. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, al-Shabatliyah had a population of 3,306 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Latakia Governorate. (in Arabic)
  2. ^ Balanche, Fabrice (2006). La région alaouite et le pouvoir syrien (PDF) (in French). Karthala Editions. ISBN 2845868189.