Coordinates: 33°46′43″N 36°30′3″E / 33.77861°N 36.50083°E / 33.77861; 36.50083
Country  Syria
Governorate Rif Dimashq Governorate
District Al-Qutayfah District
Nahiyah Ma'loula
Population (2004 census)[1]
  Total 2,446
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code(s) 11

Al-Tawani (Arabic: التواني) is a village in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located northeast of Damascus in the Qalamoun Mountains. Nearby localities include Ma'loula to the northeast, Hosh Arab and Assal al-Ward to the north, Hala to the south, and al-Qutayfah to the southeast. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, al-Tawani had a population of 2,446 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.[2]


  1. 1 2 General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Rif Dimashq Governorate. (Arabic)
  2. Smith, 1841, p. 172.


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