Al-Kiswe town center
Location in Syria
|Coordinates: 33°21′N 36°14′E / 33.350°N 36.233°ECoordinates: 33°21′N 36°14′E / 33.350°N 36.233°E|
|Governorate||Rif Dimashq Governorate|
|District||Markaz Rif Dimashq|
|Elevation||720 m (2,360 ft)|
|Population (2004 census)|
Al-Kiswah (Arabic: الكسوة Al Kiswah also spelled Kissoué/Kiswe) is a city in the Rif Dimashq Governorate, Syria. It is located approximately 13 kilometres (8 miles) south of Damascus. It was the location of the 1303 Battle of Marj al-Saffar, and the childhood home of Adnan Awad.
Administratively, Al-Kiswah belongs to Markaz Rif Dimashq district. It is one of the largest towns of the district by terms of population.
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