Basimah
بسيمة
Village
Basimah, in the 1880s, from Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, vol 2, p. [https://archive.org/stream/picturesquepales02wils#page/199/mode/1up 199
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Basimah, in the 1880s, from Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, vol 2, p. 199
Basimah is located in Syria
Basimah
Basimah
Coordinates: 33°36′17″N 36°11′41″E / 33.60472°N 36.19472°E / 33.60472; 36.19472
Country Syria
GovernorateRif Dimashq Governorate
DistrictQudsaya District
NahiyahQudsaya
Population
 (2004 census)[1]
 • Total2,812
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Area code(s)11

Basimah (Arabic: بسيمة) is a village in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located northwest of Damascus in the Wadi Barada. Nearby localities include Ain al-Fijah, Deir Qanun, al-Dimas, Jdeidat al-Wadi, Deir Muqaran and Kfeir al-Zayt. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Basimah had a population of 2,812 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.[2]

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

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.