Al-Qabu, Syria

This article is about the town in Syria. For the depopulated Palestinian Arab village, see al-Qabu.

Location in Syria

Coordinates: 34°50′38″N 36°27′11″E / 34.84389°N 36.45306°E / 34.84389; 36.45306
Country  Syria
Governorate Homs
District Homs
Subdistrict Al-Qabu
Elevation 542 m (1,778 ft)
Population (2004)
  Total 4,870
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) +3 (UTC)

Al-Qabu (Arabic: القبو, also spelled Kabu) is a town in central Syria, administratively part of the Homs Governorate, northwest of Homs. Nearby localities include al-Shinyah to the north, Taldou and Kafr Laha to the northeast, Sharqliyya to the east, al-Mahfurah to the south, Rabah to the southwest and Fahel to the west. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), al-Qabu had a population of 4,870 in the 2004 census.[1] The inhabitants are predominantly Alawites.[2]


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