Yarte
يرتي
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Yarte is located in Syria
Yarte
Yarte
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 35°27′N 36°0′E / 35.450°N 36.000°E / 35.450; 36.000
Country Syria
GovernorateLatakia Governorate
DistrictQardaha District
NahiyahAl-Fakhurah
Elevation
400 m (1,300 ft)
Population
 (2004)
 • Total902
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Yarte (Arabic: يرتي) (also Yarteh) is a Syrian village in the Latakia Governorate. According to the Syrian general census 2004, it had 902 inhabitants.[1]

The village was part of the Ugaritic kingdom and was mentioned as Yʿrt (Yaartu) in the archives of the city c. 1200 BC.[2][3]

References

  1. ^ "نتائج تعداد السكان والمساكن لعام 2004 على مستوى المدينة / قرية". المكتـــب المركـــزي للإحصـــــاء cbssyr. 2004. Retrieved 16 November 2015.
  2. ^ William A. Ward, Martha Joukowsky (1992). The Crisis years: the 12th century B.C. : from beyond the Danube to the Tigris. p. 113.
  3. ^ Loren R. Fisher, ed. (1975). Ras Shamra Parallels. p. 290.