Beit Sahem

Beit Sahem
بيت سحم
Bayt Sahm
Beit Sahem
Coordinates: 33°28′24″N 36°20′14″E / 33.47333°N 36.33722°E / 33.47333; 36.33722
Country  Syria
Governorate Rif Dimashq
District Markaz Rif Dimashq
Subdistrict Babbila
Population (2004)[1]
  Total 15,667
Time zone EET (UTC+3)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+2)

Beit Sahem (Arabic: بيت سحم, also spelled Bayt Sahm) is a village in southern Syria, administratively part of the Markaz Rif Dimashq District of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located Damascus's southeastern outskirts. Nearby localities include Babbila to the west, Jaramana to the north, Aqraba east and Sayyidah Zaynab to the south. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Beit Sahem had a population of 15,667 in the 2004 census.[1]


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