Mushayrafet al-Samouk
مشيرفة الساموك
Mushayrafet al-Samouk is located in Syria
Mushayrafet al-Samouk
Mushayrafet al-Samouk
Coordinates: 35°36′12″N 35°51′30″E / 35.60333°N 35.85833°E / 35.60333; 35.85833
Country Syria
GovernorateLatakia Governorate
DistrictLatakia District
 (2004 census)[1]
 • Total4,000
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Mushayrafet al-Samouk (Arabic: مشيرفة الساموك) is a town in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Latakia Governorate, located north of Latakia. Nearby localities include Kirsana and Burj al-Qasab to the west, al-Shamiyah to the northwest, al-Qanjarah and Baksa to the southwest. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Sitmarkho had a population of 4,000 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites.[2]


  1. ^ a b General Census of Population and Housing 2004 Archived 2013-03-17 at the Wayback Machine. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Latakia Governorate. (in Arabic)
  2. ^ Balanche, Fabrice (2006). La région alaouite et le pouvoir syrien (PDF) (in French). Karthala Editions. ISBN 2845868189.