Qaldoun al-Marah

Qaldoun al-Marah
قلدون المراح
Qaldoun al-Marah
Coordinates: 33°52′31″N 36°41′11″E / 33.87528°N 36.68639°E / 33.87528; 36.68639
Country  Syria
Governorate Rif Dimashq Governorate
District An-Nabek District
Nahiyah An-Nabek
Population (2004 census)[1]
  Total 2,561
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Qaldoun al-Marah (Arabic: قلدون المراح, also called al-Mirah) is a village in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located on the northeast of Damascus, on the ancient caravan route to Homs and Aleppo, in the Qalamoun Mountains. Nearby localities include Yabroud, an-Nabek, al-Sahel and Deir Atiyah to the north, ar-Ruhaybah, Jayroud, al-Dumayr and al-Qutayfah to the south, and Ma'loula, Assal al-Ward and Hosh Arab to the southwest. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Qaldoun al-Marah had a population of 2,561 in the 2004 census.[1]


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