Yabroud District

Yabroud District
منطقة يبرود

Map of Yabroud District within Rif Dimashq Governorate
Coordinates (Yabroud): 34°00′N 36°42′E / 34°N 36.7°E / 34; 36.7Coordinates: 34°00′N 36°42′E / 34°N 36.7°E / 34; 36.7
Country  Syria
Governorate Rif Dimashq
Seat Yabroud
Subdistricts 2 nawāḥī
  Total 580.34 km2 (224.07 sq mi)
Population (2004)[1]
  Total 48,370
  Density 83/km2 (220/sq mi)
Geocode SY0305

Yabroud District (Arabic: منطقة يبرود, translit. manṭiqat Yabrūd) is a district of the Rif Dimashq Governorate in southern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of Yabroud. At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 48,370.[1]


The district of Yabroud is divided into two sub-districts or nawāḥī (population as of 2004[1]):

Subdistricts of Yabroud District
Code Name Area Population
SY030500 Yabroud nahiyah 321.58 km² 39,604
SY030501 Assal al-Ward nahiyah 258.76 km² 8,706

Localities in Yabroud District

According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), the following villages, towns and cities, make up the district of Yabroud:[1]

English Name Arabic Name Population Subdistrict
Yabroud يبرود 25,891 Yabroud
Ras al-Maara رأس المعرة 8,520 Yabroud
Assal al-Ward عسال الورد 5,812 Assal al-Ward
al-Jebbah الجبة 2,829 Assal al-Ward
Ras al-Ayn رأس العين 2,754 Yabroud
al-Sarkha (Bakhah) (الصرخه (بخعة 1,405 Yabroud
Rima ريما 1,034 Yabroud
Wadi an-Naaim وادي النعيم 125 Assal al-Ward


  1. 1 2 3 4 "General Census of Population and Housing 2004" (PDF) (in Arabic). Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 October 2015. Also available in English: "Syria: 2004 census data". UN OCHA. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
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