Location in Syria
|Coordinates: 34°58′50″N 37°12′08″E / 34.980643°N 37.202110°ECoordinates: 34°58′50″N 37°12′08″E / 34.980643°N 37.202110°E|
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Barri Sharqi (Arabic: بري شرقي) also spelled Berri Sharqi) is a town in northern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located east of Hama at the edge of the Syrian Desert. Nearby localities include Tell al-Tut and district center al-Salamiyah to the west, Aqarib to the north, Suha and Uqayribat to the east and al-Mukharram to the south. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Barri Sharqi had a population of 4,172 in the 2004 census. In 1838 it was classified as a khirba ("ruined village") by English scholar Eli Smith.
- Smith, Eli; Robinson, Edward (1841). Biblical Researches in Palestine, Mount Sinai and Arabia Petraea: A Journal of Travels in the Year 1838. 3. Crocker and Brewster.