Coordinates: 32°38′2″N 36°9′26″E / 32.63389°N 36.15722°E / 32.63389; 36.15722
Grid position 259/227 PAL
Country  Syria
Governorate Daraa
District Daraa
Subdistrict Daraa
Population (2004)[1]
  Total 7,472
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Al-Naimah (Arabic: النعيمة), also al-Naima, al-Naimeh or Elnaymah, is a village in southern Syria, administratively part of the Daraa Governorate, located east of Daraa. Nearby localities include Ataman to the northwest and Saida to the east.


In the Ottoman tax registers of 1596, it was a village located the nahiya of Butayna, Qada of Hauran, under the name of Nu'ayma. It had a population of 35 households and 12 bachelors, all Muslims. They paid a fixed tax-rate of 40% on agricultural products, including wheat, barley, summer crops, goats and beehives, in addition to occasional revenues; a total of 15,600 akçe.[2]

According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, al-Naimah had a population of 7,472 in the 2004 census.[1]


  1. 1 2 "General Census of Population 2004.". Retrieved 2014-07-10.
  2. Hütteroth and Abdulfattah, 1977, p. 214


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