Location in Syria
|Coordinates: 35°36′N 36°33′E / 35.600°N 36.550°E|
|Elevation||735 m (2,411 ft)|
Kafr Nabl (Arabic: كفرنبل, also spelled Kafranbel or Kafr Nabil) is a town administratively belonging to the Idlib Governorate and Ma'arrat al-Numan District in northwestern Syria. It is situated 735 meters (2,411 ft) above sea level. In the 2004 census by the Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics Kafr Nabl had a population of 15,455. In the early 1960s it had a population of about 1,200. Kafr Nabl's inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.
Before Syrian civil war Kafr Nabl was Syria's largest producer of figs and a major producer of olives. About 3,700 hectares, or 778,000 trees were used for fig cultivation. Roughly 60% of the population were employed in the production and natural processing of the fruit. Farmers in Kafr Nabl did usually dedicate around 80% of their cultivation time to the production of figs and 20% for olives.
Since the civil war, the town has gained fame for producing satirical videos about the war. It belongs to an area controlled by Sunni Islamist Army of Conquest.
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