Al-Suwaydah, Masyaf

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As-Suwayda

السويدة

Soweida, Sweideh, Swaida
Village
As-Suwayda is located in Syria
As-Suwayda
As-Suwayda
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 35°1′20″N 36°22′21″E / 35.02222°N 36.37250°E / 35.02222; 36.37250Coordinates: 35°1′20″N 36°22′21″E / 35.02222°N 36.37250°E / 35.02222; 36.37250
Country Syria
GovernorateHama
DistrictMasyaf District
SubdistrictMasyaf Nahiyah
Population
 (2004)
 • Total2,703
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
City Qrya PcodeC3341

As-Suwayda (Arabic: السويدة‎, also spelled Soweideh or Sweideh or Swaida) is a Syrian village located in the Masyaf Subdistrict in Masyaf District, located west of Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), As-Suwayda had a population of 2,703 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "General Census of Population 2004". Retrieved 2014-07-10.
  2. ^ Al-Amir, Muna (2015-02-08), "Syrian Regime Recruiting Minors", Rozana, retrieved 2015-05-27