A church in Tubna
Location in Syria
|Coordinates: 32°59′33″N 36°13′0.8″E / 32.99250°N 36.216889°ECoordinates: 32°59′33″N 36°13′0.8″E / 32.99250°N 36.216889°E|
|Grid position||264/266 PAL|
|Elevation||650 m (2,130 ft)|
|Population (2004 census)|
|• Official languages||Arabic|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
Tubna (Arabic: تبنة, also spelled Tibna or Tebnah) is a village in southern Syria, administratively part of the Daraa Governorate in the Hauran region. It is located Tubna 58 km south Damascus and 42 km from Daraa.
In 1596 Tubna appeared in the Ottoman tax registers as Tibna and was part of the nahiya of Bani Kilab in the Qada of Hauran. It had an entirely Muslim population consisting of 30 households and 25 bachelors. Taxes were paid on wheat, barley, summer crops, goats and beehives.
According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Tubna had a population of 1,272 in 2004. Most are Christians and follow the Melkite Greek Catholic Church (Byzantine). The most common language spoken is Arabic.
Tubna is like the rest of the villages to maintain small example of a rural region and simple, with an estimated population of (4) thousand people, is situated in the middle of the road between the Daraa and Damascus, has been mentioned in ruby Hamwi Glossary countries, away from the Daraa of about 42 km north of most works population in agriculture and produce various kinds of vegetables Tubnah summer village has a great historical legacy, evidenced by the housing and archaeological remains of foundations and the stones used in construction work in addition to some of the hills and hamlets surrounding archaeological and does not doubt that the most important of these effects the old church in the village known as Church Marjaorgios (the Greens) for the Melkite Greek Catholic Church Tattabrnmozja unique
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- Map of town, Google Maps
- Naoua-map; 20L