Jdeidat Artouz

Jdeidat Artouz
جديدة عرطوز
Jdeidat Artouz
Coordinates: 33°26′N 36°10′E / 33.43°N 36.16°E / 33.43; 36.16
Country  Syria
Governorate Rif Dimashq
District Qatana
Subdistrict Qatana
Population (2004 census)[1]
  Total 45,000
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Jdeidat Artouz (Arabic: جديدة عرطوز, also spelled Jdeidet Artouz) is a town in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located southwest of Damascus. Nearby localities include Qatana to the west, Artouz to the south, Khan al-Shih to the southeast, and Darayya to the northeast. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Jdeidat Artouz had a population of 45,000 in the 2004 census.[1] It has a mixed population of Christians, Druze, and Sunni Muslims. Christians and Druze primarily live in the southern district of Jdeidat Artouz al-Balad, while Sunnis primarily live in the northern district of Jdeidat al-Fadl.[2]

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