Location in Syria

Coordinates: 34°01′N 36°39′E / 34.017°N 36.650°E / 34.017; 36.650Coordinates: 34°01′N 36°39′E / 34.017°N 36.650°E / 34.017; 36.650
Country  Syria
Governorate Rif Dimashq Governorate
District An-Nabek District
Nahiyah An-Nabek
Elevation 1,499 m (4,918 ft)
Population (2004 census)[1]
  Total 5,677
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Al-Sahel (Arabic: السحل, also transliterated As-Sahel and As-Sehel) is a Syrian village in the An-Nabek District of the Rif Dimashq Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), al-Sahel had a population of 5,677 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.[2]

Nearby cities and towns

City-Village Distance Direction
Ma`arrat al Bash 3.5 nm West
Flitah (Meshrefah) 2.7 nm West
al-Jarajir 4.1 nm North
An-Nabek 5.0 nm East
Ras al-Ayn 4.1 nm South
Yabroud 3.4 nm South


Season Temperature, °C Rainfall, cm Wind, km/h
Fall 15.3 0.8 5
Winter 2.5 2.7 5.5
Spring 13.5 0.0 6
Summer 22.5 0.0 5


  1. 1 2 General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Rif Dimashq Governorate. (Arabic)
  2. Smith, 1841, p. 173.


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