This article is about the town in Syria. For the city in Yemen, see al-Hudaydah.

Location in Syria

Coordinates: 34°40′25″N 36°23′48″E / 34.67361°N 36.39667°E / 34.67361; 36.39667Coordinates: 34°40′25″N 36°23′48″E / 34.67361°N 36.39667°E / 34.67361; 36.39667
Country  Syria
Governorate Homs
District Talkalakh
Subdistrict Hadidah
Population (2004)
  Total 2,544
Time zone EET (UTC+3)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+2)

Hadidah (Arabic: حديدة, also spelled Hadideh) is a town in the northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Homs Governorate, located west of Homs and just east of the border with Lebanon. Nearby localities include Liftaya to the southeast, Khirbet al-Hamam to the east, Shin to the north, al-Mazinah and al-Huwash to the northwest, and al-Zarah and Talkalakh to the west. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Hadidah had a population of 2,544 in the 2004 census. It is the administrative center of the Hadidah nahiyah ("subdistrict") which consists of 27 localities with a collective population of 25,998 in 2004.[1] The inhabitants of the town are predominantly Alawites.[2][3]


  1. General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Homs Governorate. (Arabic)
  2. Smith, 1841, p. 181.
  3. Conder, 1889, p. 52.


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