Al-Tall District

For other places with the same name, see Al-Tall (disambiguation).
al-Tall District
منطقة التل

Map of al-Tall District within Rif Dimashq Governorate
Coordinates (al-Tall): 33°36′N 36°18′E / 33.6°N 36.3°E / 33.6; 36.3Coordinates: 33°36′N 36°18′E / 33.6°N 36.3°E / 33.6; 36.3
Country  Syria
Governorate Rif Dimashq
Seat al-Tall
Subdistricts 3 nawāḥī
  Total 559.06 km2 (215.85 sq mi)
Population (2004)[1]
  Total 115,937
  Density 210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Geocode SY0304

al-Tall District (Arabic: منطقة التل, translit. manṭiqat al-Tall) is a district of the Rif Dimashq Governorate in southern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of al-Tall. At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 115,937.[1]


The district of al-Tall is divided into three sub-districts or nawāḥī (population as of 2004[1]):

Subdistricts of al-Tall District
Code Name Area Population
SY030400 al-Tall nahiyah 224.35 km² 85,933
SY030401 Saidnaya nahiyah 138.01 km² 18,846
SY030402 Rankous nahiyah 196.70 km² 11,158

Localities in al-Tall District

According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), the following villages, towns and cities make up the district of al-Tall:[1]

English Name Arabic Name Population Subdistrict
al-Tall التل 44,597 al-Tall
Manin منين 17,521 al-Tall
Maaraba معربا 10,290 al-Tall
Rankous رنكوس 7,717 Rankous
Badda بدا 6,564 Saidnaya
Halboun حلبون 6,521 Al-Tall
Saidnaya صيدنايا 5,194 Saidnaya
Talfita تلفيتا 4,082 Al-Tall
Hafeir al-Fouqa حفير الفوقا 3,441 Saidnaya
Maarat Saidnaya معرة صيدنايا 3,084 Saidnaya
Hosh Arab حوش عرب 2,073 Rankous
al-Dreij الدريج 1,769 Al-Tall
Maarounah معرونة 1,153 Al-Tall
al-Fayadiyah الفياضية 785 Rankous
Akoubar عكوبر 563 Saidnaya
al-Jarniyah الجرنية 271 Rankous
al-Mahabah المحبة 100 Rankous
Sabnah سبنة 94 Rankous
Ayn Dara عين دره 63 Rankous
al-Nour النور 55 Rankous


  1. 1 2 3 4 "General Census of Population and Housing 2004" (PDF) (in Arabic). Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 October 2015. Also available in English: "Syria: 2004 census data". UN OCHA. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
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