Maghar al-Mir

Maghar al-Mir
Maghar al-Mir

Location in Syria

Coordinates: 33°18′29″N 35°58′7″E / 33.30806°N 35.96861°E / 33.30806; 35.96861Coordinates: 33°18′29″N 35°58′7″E / 33.30806°N 35.96861°E / 33.30806; 35.96861
Country  Syria
Governorate Rif Dimashq
District Qatana
Subdistrict Beit Jinn
Population (2004 census)[1]
  Total 588
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Maghar al-Mir (Arabic: مغرالمير; also known as al-Mughr) is a Syrian village in the Qatana District of the Rif Dimashq Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Maghar al-Mir had a population of 588 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Druze.[2] It was founded in the 1930s by settlers from the villages of Ayn al-Burj and Hinah.[3]


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