Zakiyah
زاكية
Town
Zakiyah with Mount Hermon in the background
Zakiyah with Mount Hermon in the background
Zakiyah is located in Syria
Zakiyah
Zakiyah
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 33°20′4″N 36°9′24″E / 33.33444°N 36.15667°E / 33.33444; 36.15667Coordinates: 33°20′4″N 36°9′24″E / 33.33444°N 36.15667°E / 33.33444; 36.15667
Country Syria
GovernorateRif Dimashq
DistrictMarkaz Rif Dimashq
SubdistrictAl-Kiswah
Population
 (2004)
 • Total18,553
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
City Qrya PcodeC2279

Zakyah (Arabic: زاكية) is a Syrian town located in Markaz Rif Dimashq, Rif Dimashq. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Zakiyah had a population of 18,553 in the 2004 census.[1]

History

In 1838, Eli Smith noted Zakyah's population being Sunni Muslims.[2]

References

  1. ^ "General Census of Population 2004". Retrieved 2017-10-20.
  2. ^ Robinson and Smith, 1841, vol 3, 2nd appendix, p. 149

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