Deir Sunbul, Idlib
دير سنبل
Village
Deir Sunbul, Idlib
Deir Sunbul, Idlib
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 35°41′57″N 36°36′21″E / 35.69917°N 36.60583°E / 35.69917; 36.60583Coordinates: 35°41′57″N 36°36′21″E / 35.69917°N 36.60583°E / 35.69917; 36.60583
Country Syria
GovernorateIdlib
DistrictAriha District
SubdistrictIhsim Nahiyah
Population
 (2004)
 • Total1,751
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
City Qrya PcodeC4293

Deir Sunbul, Idlib (Arabic: دير سنبل‎) is a Syrian village located in Ihsim Nahiyah in Ariha District, Idlib. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Deir Sunbul, Idlib had a population of 1751 in the 2004 census.[1]

During the Syrian civil war, Deir Sunbul was occupied by Al Nusra and then Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), an Al-Qaeda linked group, which destroyed a 5th or 6th century Byzantine villa in the archaeological site of Deir Sunbul on 5 October 2017.[2][3]

References

  1. ^ "General Census of Population 2004". Retrieved 2015-12-09.
  2. ^ "Incident Report Feature: Deir Sunbul (Der Sambil) Village". ASOR Cultural Heritage Initiatives. 2018-01-24. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  3. ^ "L'Oeuvre d'Orient". Retrieved 2017-10-19.