Barheliya

برهليا
Village
Barheliya
Barheliya
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 33°37′33″N 36°6′51″E / 33.62583°N 36.11417°E / 33.62583; 36.11417Coordinates: 33°37′33″N 36°6′51″E / 33.62583°N 36.11417°E / 33.62583; 36.11417
CountrySyria
GovernorateRif Dimashq Governorate
DistrictAl-Zabadani District
NahiyahAl-Zabadani
Population
 (2004 census)[1]
 • Total821
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Barheliya (Arabic: برهليا‎) is a Syrian village in the Al-Zabadani District of the Rif Dimashq Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Barheliya had a population of 821 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.[2]

History

Barheliya is located near Abila Lysaniou. A mosaic floor was found in Barheliya, dates back to late Roman to early Byzantine era.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Rif Dimashq Governorate. (in Arabic)
  2. ^ Robinson and Smith, 1841, vol 3, 2nd appendix, p. 147
  3. ^ "العثور على لوحة فسيفساء من القرن الرابع للميلاد في بلدة برهليا بمنطقة وادي بردى". SANA (in Arabic). 5 July 2017.

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