|Coordinates: 35°09′20″N 40°25′33″E / 35.15556°N 40.42583°E|
|Governorate||Deir ez-Zor Governorate|
|District||Deir ez-Zor District|
|Occupation||Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant|
|Population (2004 census)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
Al-Busayrah (Arabic: البصيرة) is a town in eastern Syria, administratively part of the Deir ez-Zor Governorate. The town is located, at the confluence of the Euphrates and Khabur Rivers, southeast of Deir ez-Zor. Nearby localities include Muhassan to the northwest and al-Asharah, Mayadin and Hajin to the southeast. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), al-Busayrah had a population of 6,199 in the 2004 census. The town was known by its Latin name, Circesium, under the Romans.