Baramkeh

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Baramkeh

البرامكة
Neighborhood
Baramkeh is located in Syria
Baramkeh
Baramkeh
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 33°30′22″N 36°17′12″E / 33.50611°N 36.28667°E / 33.50611; 36.28667Coordinates: 33°30′22″N 36°17′12″E / 33.50611°N 36.28667°E / 33.50611; 36.28667
Country Syria
GovernorateDamascus Governorate
SubdistrictDamascus
MunicipalityQanawat
Population
 (2004)
 • Total14,969

Baramkeh (Arabic: البرامكة‎), named after Barmakids, is a neighborhood and district of the Qanawat municipality of Damascus, Syria. It had a population of 14,969 in the 2004 census.[1] The neighborhood was founded during the late 19th century, during Ottoman rule.[2] A military secondary school was established in Baramkeh in 1890s.[3] The district contains a campus of the Damascus University.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Damascus Governorate Population 2004 Census[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Hanssen, Jenns; Philipp, Thomas; Weber, Stefan, eds. (2002). The Empire in the City: Arab Provincial Capitals in the Late Ottoman Empire. Ergon in Kommission.
  3. ^ Chalcraft, John (2016). Popular Politics in the Making of the Modern Middle East. Cambridge University Press. p. 226.