Hinah
حينة
Village
Hinah is located in Syria
Hinah
Hinah
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 33°21′N 35°57′E / 33.350°N 35.950°E / 33.350; 35.950Coordinates: 33°21′N 35°57′E / 33.350°N 35.950°E / 33.350; 35.950
Country Syria
GovernorateRif Dimashq Governorate
DistrictQatana District
NahiyahBeit Jen
Population
 (2004 census)[1]
 • Total1,524
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Hinah (Arabic: حينة) is a Syrian village in the Qatana District of the Rif Dimashq Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Hinah had a population of 1,524 in the 2004 census.[1]

History

See also: Beth-Anath

Historical geographer Samuel Klein has pointed out that in the immediate environs of Hinah and Rimah there is a large reservoir (birket) containing more than 500 cubic metres (500,000 l) of water for irrigation of crops.[2]

In 1838, Eli Smith noted Hinah's population as Druze and Greek Orthodox Christians.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Rif Dimashq Governorate. (in Arabic)
  2. ^ *Klein, S. (1934). "Notes on History of Large Estates in Palestine". Yediot - Bulletin of the Jewish Palestine Exploration Society. 1: 5–7.
  3. ^ Robinson and Smith, 1841, vol 3, 2nd appendix, p. 139

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