Location in Syria

Coordinates: 35°43′12″N 36°33′39″E / 35.72000°N 36.56083°E / 35.72000; 36.56083
Country  Syria
Governorate Idlib
District Ariha
Subdistrict Ihsim
Population (2004)
  Total 5,870
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Ihsim (Arabic: إحسم, also spelled Ehsem) is a town in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Ariha District of the Idlib Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Marayan had a population of 5,870 in the 2004 census. It is the adiministrative center of the Ihsim Subdistrict, which contained a total of 19 localities with a collective population of 65,409 in 2004.[1] Nearby localities include Iblin to the west, al-Barah to the south, al-Dana, Syria to the east, and Marayan to the north.


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