Deir al-Adas

Deir al-Adas
دير العدس
Deir al-Adas
Coordinates: 33°7′N 36°7′E / 33.117°N 36.117°E / 33.117; 36.117
Grid position 255/285 PAL
Country  Syria
Governorate Daraa Governorate
District Al-Sanamayn District
Nahiyah Ghabaghib
Elevation 800 m (2,600 ft)
Population (2004 census)
  Total 3,273
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Not to be confused with the Greek Orthodox Church of St Nicodemus, named in Arabic Deir al-'Adas, near Herod's Gate in Jerusalem

Deir al-Adas (Arabic: دير العدس) is a village in southern Syria, administratively part of the Daraa Governorate. It is situated about 40 kilometers northwest of Daraa. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), it had a population of 3,723.[1]

The name means Monastery (deir) of the Lentils (al-'adas).

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