Muzayraa
مزيرعة
Mzeraa
Town
Mazirah
Muzayraa is located in Syria
Muzayraa
Muzayraa
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 35°31′52″N 36°4′16″E / 35.53111°N 36.07111°E / 35.53111; 36.07111Coordinates: 35°31′52″N 36°4′16″E / 35.53111°N 36.07111°E / 35.53111; 36.07111
Country Syria
GovernorateLatakia
Districtal-Haffah
SubdistrictMuzayraa
Population
 (2004)
 • Total834
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Muzayraa (Arabic: مزيرعة, Mzera'a or Mazirah) is a town in northwestern Syria administratively part of the Latakia Governorate, located east of Latakia. Nearby localities include Difa and Hanadi to the west, al-Jandiriyah to the northwest, al-Haffah and Ayn al-Tineh to the north, Slinfah to the northeast, Shathah to the east and Qardaha to the south. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Muzayraa had a population was 834 in the 2004 census. It is the administrative center and the fourth largest locality of the Muzayraa nahiyah ("subdistrict") which contained 27 localities with a collective population of 13,908 in 2004.[1] Its inhabitants predominantly Christians.[2]

References

  1. ^ General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Latakia Governorate. (in Arabic)
  2. ^ Balanche, 2006, p. 44.

Bibliography

  • Balanche, Fabrice (2006). La région alaouite et le pouvoir syrien (in French). Karthala Editions. ISBN 2845868189.