Deir Muqaran

دير مقرن
Deir Muqaran
Deir Muqaran
Coordinates: 33°36′58″N 36°9′25″E / 33.61611°N 36.15694°E / 33.61611; 36.15694
Country Syria
GovernorateRif Dimashq Governorate
DistrictQudsaya District
NahiyahAin al-Fijah
 (2004 census)[1]
 • Total4,803
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Area code(s)11

Deir Muqaran (Arabic: دير مقرن‎) is a village in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located northwest of Damascus in Wadi Barada. Nearby localities include Ain al-Fijah, Deir Qanun, al-Dimas, Jdeidat al-Wadi, Kfeir al-Zayt and Basimah. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Deir Muqaran had a population of 4,803 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.[2]


  1. ^ a b General Census of Population and Housing 2004 Archived 2012-12-09 at Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Rif Dimashq Governorate. (in Arabic)
  2. ^ Robinson and Smith, 1841, vol 3, 2nd appendix, p. 147


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