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Hama Governorate (Arabic: مُحافظة حماة / ALA-LC: Muḥāfaẓat Ḥamā) is one of the fourteen governorates (provinces) of Syria. It is situated in western-central Syria. Its area depends on sources. It varies from 8,844 km² to 8,883 km². Governorate has a population of 1,593,000 (2010 estimate). The capital is Hama.
Cities, towns & villages in Hama
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MuḩradahMahardah (Arabic: محردة‎‎ Maḥarda, pronounced Mħardé), also spelled Mhardeh or Muhardah, is a city in northern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located about 23 kilometers northwest of Hama. It is situated along the Orontes River, near the Ghab plain. Nearby localities include Halfaya and Taybat al-Imam to the east, Khitab to the southeast, Maarzaf to the south, Asilah and Jubb Ramlah to the southwest, Shaizar, Safsafiyah, Tremseh and Kafr Hud to the west and Kafr Zita and al-Lataminah to the north. Show Muḩradahon the map
Zawr az ZiyārahTaqsis (Arabic: تقسيس‎‎, also known as Zawr az Ziyarah (Arabic: زور is a village in northern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located south of Hama. Nearby localities include al-Jinan to the north, al-Buraq to the northwest, Tell Qartal to the west, Ghor al-Assi to the southwest, Izz al-Din to the southeast and Taldarah to the east. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Taqsis had a population of 3,343 in the 2004 census. Show Zawr az Ziyārahon the map
ḨamāhHama (Arabic: حماة‎‎ Ḥamāh [ħaˈmaː]; Biblical Hebrew: חֲמָת Ḥamāth, \"fortress\") is a city on the banks of the Orontes River in west-central Syria. It is located 213 km (132 mi) north of Damascus and 46 kilometres (29 mi) north of Homs. It is the provincial capital of the Hama Governorate. With a population of 854,000 (2009 census), Hama is the fourth-largest city in Syria after Aleppo, Damascus and Homs. Show Ḩamāhon the map
Tall SalḩabTal Salhab (Arabic: تل سلحب‎‎, also spelled Tal Selhab) is a town in the western center of Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located 48 kilometres (30 mi) northwest of Hama. It is situated on the southern edge of the Ghab plain and by the western bank of the Orontes River. Nearby localities include Nahr al-Bared, Asharnah and al-Suqaylabiyah to the north, Deir Shamil and Deir Mama to the south, Tremseh, Mhardeh and Halfaya to the east. Show Tall Salḩabon the map
Dayr MāmāDeir Mama (Arabic: is a village in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located west of Hama. It is situated at the eastern side of the coastal al-Ansariyah mountains. Nearby localities include Masyaf to the south, Deir al-Salib to the southwest and al-Laqbah and Deir Shamil to the north. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Deir Mama had a population of 2,985 in the 2004 census. The inhabitants of Deir Mama are predominantly Alawites. Show Dayr Māmāon the map
ŞabbūrahSabburah (Arabic: صبورة‎‎) is a town in northern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located east of Hama and 25 kilometers northeast of al-Salamiyah, on the western edge of the Syrian Desert. Nearby localities include Aqarib to the south, Mabujah to the southeast and Khunayfis and al-Saan to the northeast. Show Şabbūrahon the map
TremsehTremseh (Arabic: al-Turaymisah), or in various dialects Tremseh, Treimsa, Taramsah, Taramseh in the Hama Governorate in northern Syria. It is roughly 22 miles northwest of the central city of Hama. Nearby localities include district center Mahardah and Shaizar to the east, Khunayzir to the southeast, Asilah to the south, Safsafiyah to the southwest, Asharnah and Tell Salhab to the west, al-Jalmah to the north and Kafr Hud to the northeast. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Tremseh had a population of 6,926 in the 2004 census. The village was reported to have a population of between 7,000 and 11,000. Show Tremsehon the map
Qaşr Abū SamrahQasr Abu Samrah (Arabic: قصر أبو سمرة‎‎) is a village and archaeological site in Syria, administratively a part of the Hama District of the Hama Governorate, located 31 kilometers (19 mi) northeast of Hama city. Nearby localities include Zughba to the north, al-Tulaysiyah to northwest, al-Junaynah to the west, Fan al-Shamali and Qasr al-Makhram to the southwest, Duma to the southeast, and al-Hazim to the northeast. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Qasr Abu Samrah had a population of 849 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites. Show Qaşr Abū Samrahon the map
QarqūrQarqur (Arabic: قرقور‎‎, also spelled Qarqar or Karkour) is a village in northern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located northwest of Hama. It is situated in the al-Ghab plain, on the eastern bank of the Orontes River. Nearby localities include Jisr al-Shughur 6 kilometers to the north, Farikah to the northeast, Qastun to the southeast, al-Ziyarah 7 kilometers to the south, Sirmaniyah to the southwest and al-Najiyah to the northwest. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Qarqur had a population of 2,356 in the 2004 census, making it the largest locality in the al-Ziyarah sub-district (nahiyah). Show Qarqūron the map
Kafr ZaytāKafr Zita (Arabic: كفر زيتا‎‎, also spelled Kfar Zita, Kafr Zayta, Kfar Zeita, Keferzita or Kafr Zeita) is a town in northern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located 30 kilometers north of Hama. Nearby localities include Kafr Nabudah and al-Habit to the northwest, Khan Shaykhun to the northeast, Mork to the east, Suran to the southeast, al-Lataminah, Halfaya and Mahardah to the south, Tremseh to the southwest and Kirnaz and Hayalin. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Kafr Zita had a population of 17,052 in the 2004 census. It is also the center of a nahiyah (\"subdistrict\"), part of the Mhardeh District, that consists of seven localities with a combined population of 39,032 in 2004. Show Kafr Zaytāon the map
ShaţḩahShathah (Arabic: شطحة التحتا‎‎, šaṭḥat at-taḥta) is a town in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located northwest of Hama. Nearby localities include Slinfah to the northwest, Nabl al-Khatib and Farikah to the north, al-Huwash to the northeast, Huwayjat al-Sallah to the southeast, Inab to the south and Ayn al-Tineh to the west. Show Shaţḩahon the map
Abū QubaysAbu Qubays (Arabic: أبو قبيس‎‎ also spelled Abu Qobeis, Abu Qubais or Bu Kubais; also known as Qartal) is a former medieval castle and currently an inhabited village in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, northwest of Hama. It is situated in the al-Ghab plain, west of the Orontes River. Nearby localities include Daliyah 21 kilometers to the west, al-Laqbah to the south, Deir Shamil to the southeast, Tell Salhab to the northeast and Nahr al-Bared further northeast. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Abu Qubays had a population of 758 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly members of the Alawite community. Show Abū Qubayson the map
MaşyāfMasyaf (Arabic: مصياف‎‎ Miṣyāf) is a city in northwestern Syria, in the Hama Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Masyaf had a population of 150.000 in the 2012 census. It is the administrative center of the Masyaf District and the Masyaf Subdistrict. The latter had a population of 68,184 in 2004. In the mid-1940s, its inhabitants were predominantly Ismailis. Today, it is a religiously mixed city of Ismailis and Alawites. Show Maşyāfon the map
ḨalfāyāHalfaya (Arabic: حلفايا‎‎, also spelled Helfaya) is a town in northern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located about 25 kilometers northwest of Hama. Nearby localities include Mahardah and Shaizar to the west, al-Lataminah and Kafr Zita to the north, Taybat al-Imam and Suran to the east, Khitab and Qamhana to the southeast, Tayzin to the south and Maarzaf to the southeast. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Halfaya had a population of 21,180 in the 2004 census. It is the largest locality in the Mahardah Subdistrict, which contained 21 localities with a combined population of 80,165 in 2004. Show Ḩalfāyāon the map
Kafr BuhumKafr Buhum (Arabic: كفر بهم‎‎, Syriac: ܟܟܦܪ ܒܚܡ, Kafar Bouhoum) is a town in central Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located 9 km southwest of Hama, 210 km (130 mi) north Damascus and 160 km (99 mi) south of Aleppo. Nearby localities include al-Rabiaa and Matnin to the northwest, Tayzin to the north, al-Khalidiyah to the east, Tell Qartal to the southeast, Birin to the south and al-Muah to the southwest. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Kafr Buhum had a population of 12,194 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Christians. It is 330 meters (1082 ft) above the sea level. Show Kafr Buhumon the map
As SalamīyahSalamiyah (Arabic: سلمية‎‎ Salamīya) is a city and district in western Syria, in the Hama Governorate. It is located 33 km southeast of Hama, 45 km northeast of Homs. The city is nicknamed the \"mother of Cairo\" because it was the birthplace of the second Fatimid Caliph Muhammad al-Qaim Bi-Amrillah, whose dynasty would eventually establish the city of Cairo, and the early headquarters of his father Ubayd Allah al-Mahdi Billah who founded the Fatimid Caliphate. The city is an important center of the Shiite Nizari Ismaili sect and also the birthplace of poet Muhammad al-Maghut. The population of the city is 66,724 (2004 census). Show As Salamīyahon the map
Qasţūn al GharbīQastun (Arabic: قسطون‎‎), also spelled Kastun or Kustun, is a village in northern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located northwest of Hama and 35 kilometers southwest of Idlib. It is situated in the Ghab plain, on the eastern bank of the Orontes River. Nearby localities include al-Ziyarah to the west, Qarqur to the northwest, Farikah to the north, Maaratah to the northeast, al-Muzarah to the southeast and al-Ankawi to the south. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Qastun had a population of 6,187 in the 2004 census, making it the largest locality in the al-Ziyarah sub-district (nahiyah). Show Qasţūn al Gharbīon the map
SouranThe Survivable Radio Network (SURAN) project was sponsored by DARPA in the 1980s to develop a set of mobile ad hoc network (MANET) radio-routers, then known as \"packet radios\". The program began in 1983 with the following goals: \n* develop a small, low-cost, low-power radio that would support more sophisticated packet radio protocols than the DARPA Packet Radio project from the 1970s \n* develop and demonstrate algorithms that could scale to tens of thousands of nodes \n* develop and demonstrate techniques for robust and survivable packet networking in sophisticated electronic attacks Show Souranon the map
DīmūDimu (Arabic: ديمو‎‎, also spelled Demo) is a Syrian village located in the Jubb Ramlah Subdistrict of the Masyaf District in Hama Governorate, 43 kilometers west of Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Dimu had a population of 1,102 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims. A municipal council was established to administer Dimu in 1995. Most of Dimu's working population is employed in agriculture, with the principal crops being potatoes, wheat, cotton, and summer vegetables. There is a primary school in the village. Show Dīmūon the map
NīşāfNisaf (Arabic: نيصاف‎‎, also spelled Nasaf) is a village in northern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located west of Hama. Nearby localities include Kafr Kamrah to the southeast, Baarin and Taunah to the east, al-Bayyadiyah to the northeast, al-Suwaydah to the north and Ayn Halaqim to the west. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Nisaf had a population of 4,048 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites. The local governing council for Nisaf was established in 1977 and it became a village council in 1999. Show Nīşāfon the map
Kafr NabūdahKafr Nabudah (Arabic: كفر نبودة‎‎, also spelled Kafar Nabuda) is a village in northern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located northwest of Hama. Nearby localities include Qalaat al-Madiq and Jamasat Adiyat to the west, al-Suqaylabiyah to the southwest, al-Mughayr and Karnaz to the south, Kafr Zita to the southeast and al-Habit to the east. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Kafr Nabudah had a population of 13,513 in the 2004 census, making it the largest locality in the Qalaat al-Madiq nahiyah (\"subdistrict.\") Show Kafr Nabūdahon the map
ShayzarShaizar (Arabic: شيزر‎‎; also called Saijar or Larissa in Syria) is a town in northern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located northwest of Hama. Nearby localities include, Mahardah, Tremseh, Kafr Hud, Khunayzir and Halfaya. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Shaizar had a population of 5,953 in the 2004 census. During the Crusades, the town was a fortress in Syria, ruled by the Banu Munqidh tribe. It played an important part in the Christian and Muslim politics of the crusades. Show Shayzaron the map
Ma‘arrzāfMa'arzaf (Arabic: معرزاف‎‎) is a village in northern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located northwest of Hama. Nearby localities include Asilah to the west, Mahardah to the north, Khitab to the east and Umm al-Tuyur to the south. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Kafr Zita had a population of 3,175 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims. Ma'arzaf contains the hamlet of al-Qubair, which came to global attention in 2012 as the site of the al-Qubair massacre. Show Ma‘arrzāfon the map
KurnāzKarnaz (Arabic: كرناز‎‎, also spelled Kirnaz and Kernaz ) is a village in northern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located northwest of Hama. Nearby localities include Kafr Zita, and Khan Shaykhun to the east, Kafr Nabudah to the north, Qalaat al-Madiq and al-Suqaylabiyah to the west and Kafr Hud, Tremseh and Shaizar to the south. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Karnaz had a population of 14,075 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims. Show Kurnāzon the map
SirmānīyahSirmaniyah (Arabic: Sirmāniyah, also spelled Sarmania, al-Sarmaniyah, Sermaniye) is a village in northern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, northwest of Hama. Nearby localities include Jisr al-Shughur 12 kilometers to the north, Qarqur to the northeast, al-Ziyarah to the southeast and Farikah to the south. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Sirmaniyah had a population of 2,087 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims. Show Sirmānīyahon the map
TīzīnTayzin (Arabic: تيزين‎‎, also spelled Tizin) is a village in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located just west of Hama. Nearby localities include Matnin to the north, al-Rabiaa to the southwest, Umm al-Tuyur to the west, Kafr al-Tun to the north and Shihat Hama to the northeast. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Tayzin had a population of 5,072 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims. Show Tīzīnon the map
AyyūbīyahAyyubiyah (Arabic: أيو‎‎, also known as Ayyo) is a village in northern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located south of Hama. Nearby localities include Kafr Buhum to the northwest, al-Khalidiyah to the north, Maarin al-Jabal to the northeast, al-Buraq to the east, Nisrin to the southeast and al-Biyah and Birin to the southwest. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Ayyubiyah had a population of 1,980 in the 2004 census. Show Ayyūbīyahon the map
Jubb RamlahJubb Ramlah (Arabic: جب رملة‎‎, also spelled Jub Ramleh) is a village in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located west of Hama. Nearby localities include Deir Shamil to the west, Tell Salhab to the north, Safsafiyah to the northeast and Asilah to the east. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Jubb Ramlah had a population of 3,329 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Greek Orthodox Christians. Show Jubb Ramlahon the map
TūmīnTumin (Arabic: تومين‎‎, also spelled Toumine) is a village in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, southwest of Hama. Nearby localities include Deir al-Fardis to the northwest, Kafr Buhum to the north, al-Rastan to the south and Houla to the southwest. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Tumin had a population of 2,129 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Greek Orthodox Christians. Show Tūmīnon the map
MatnīnMatnin (Arabic: متنين‎‎, also spelled Mitneen) is a village in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located just west of Hama. Nearby localities include Tayzin to the north, al-Rabiaa to the west, Birin to the south and Kafr Buhum to the southeast. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Matnin had a population of 2,446 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims. Show Matnīnon the map
QumḩānahQamhana (Arabic: قمحانة‎‎, also spelled Qomhane) is a Syrian town located in the Hama Subdistrict of the Hama District in Hama Governorate. It is situated immediately west of the Zayn al-Abidin Mountain. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Qamhana had a population of 13,228 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims. Show Qumḩānahon the map
MūrakMurak (Arabic: مورك‎‎, also spelled Murik, Mork, or Morek) is a Syrian town located in the Suran Subdistrict in Hama District. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Murak had a population of 14,307 in the 2004 census. It's the most famous town in Syria which produces Pistachios (production of 2010 was about 62k tons of pistachios). Show Mūrakon the map
ArzahArzah (Arabic: أرزة‎‎); also spelled Arze or Arzeh; also known as al-Arzah al-Dabaa (Arabic: أرزة الضبعة‎‎) is a Syrian village located in the Subdistrict of the Hama District in the Hama Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Arzah had a population of 1,280 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites. Show Arzahon the map
JidrīnJidrin (Arabic: جدرين‎‎, also spelled Jadrin) is a Syrian village located in the Hirbnafsah Subdistrict in Hama District. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Jidrin had a population of 1,215 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites. It was recorded as a Muslim village in the mid-19th century. Show Jidrīnon the map
Shaykh ḨadīdShaykh Hadid (Arabic: شيخ حديد‎‎) is a Syrian village located in the Karnaz Subdistrict of the Mahardah District in Hama Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Shaykh Hadid had a population of 1,958 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims. Show Shaykh Ḩadīdon the map
JūrīnJurin (Arabic: جورين‎‎) is a village in northern Syria, located in the Shathah Subdistrict of the Suqaylabiyah District in the Hama Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Jurin had a population of 2,326 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites. Show Jūrīnon the map
QubaybātQubaybat (Arabic: قبيبات‎‎, also spelled Qbeibat or Qubayyat) is a Syrian village located in Sabburah Nahiyah in Al-Salamiyah District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Qbeibat had a population of 483 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites. Show Qubaybāton the map
KhunayfisKhunayfis (Arabic: خنيفس‎‎) is a Syrian village located in the Salamiyah Subdistrict of the al-Salamiyah District in Hama Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Khunayfis had a population of 2,570 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites. Show Khunayfison the map
Aş ŞafşāfīyahSafsafiyah (Arabic: is a Syrian village located in the Mahardah Subdistrict of the Mahardah District in Hama Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Safsafiyah had a population of 5,062 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites. Show Aş Şafşāfīyahon the map
As SuqaylibīyahAl-Suqaylabiyah (Arabic: As Suqailabiya) is an Eastern Orthodox Christian Syrian city administratively belonging to Hama Governorate. Al-Suqaylabiyah is located at a height of 220 meters above sea level. According to the 2004 official census, the town has a population of 17,313. Show As Suqaylibīyahon the map
Tall QarţalTell Qartal (Arabic: تل قرطل‎‎) is a Syrian village located in the Subdistrict of the Hama District in the Hama Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Tell Qartal had a population of 2,079 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims. Show Tall Qarţalon the map
Al AshrafīyahKhanazir (Arabic: الأشرفية خنازير‎‎, also known as Ashrafiyah) is a Syrian village located in Awj Nahiyah in Masyaf District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Khanazir had a population of 397 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites. Show Al Ashrafīyahon the map
Tall Abū RubayşAbu Rubays (Arabic: أبو ربيص‎‎, also spelled Abu Rubeis or Abu Rbeis) is a Syrian village located in the Mhardeh Subidistrict of the Mhardeh District in Hama Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Abu Rubays had a population of 619 in the 2004 census. Show Tall Abū Rubayşon the map
QurţumānQurtuman (Arabic: قرطمان‎‎) is a Syrian village located in the Masyaf Subdistrict in Masyaf District, located west of Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Qurtuman had a population of 1,467 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites. Show Qurţumānon the map
Akrād IbrāhīmAkrad Ibrahim (Arabic: أكراد is a Syrian village located in the Hirbnafsah Subdistrict in Hama District. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Akrad Ibrahim had a population of 698 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims. Show Akrād Ibrāhīmon the map
DunaybahDunaybah (Arabic: دنيبة‎‎; also spelled Dneibeh or Danibah) is a Syrian village located in the Salamiyah Subdistrict of the al-Salamiyah District in Hama Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Dunaybah had a population of 2,208 in the 2004 census. Show Dunaybahon the map
SīghātāSighata (Arabic: سيغاتا‎‎) is a Syrian village located in the Masyaf Subdistrict in Masyaf District, located west of Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Sighata had a population of 1,739 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites. Show Sīghātāon the map
Tall SinānTell Sinan (Arabic: تل سنان‎‎) is a Syrian village located in the al-Salamiyah Subdistrict in al-Salamiyah District. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Tell Sinan had a population of 1,061 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Circassians. Show Tall Sinānon the map
QayrūnQayrun (Arabic: قيرون‎‎) is a Syrian village located in the Masyaf Subdistrict in Masyaf District, located west of Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Qayrun had a population of 1,084 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites. Show Qayrūnon the map
QīrāţahQirata (Arabic: قيراطة‎‎) is a Syrian village located in Qalaat al-Madiq Nahiyah in Al-Suqaylabiyah District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Qirata had a population of 267 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims. Show Qīrāţahon the map
Shaykh HilālShaykh Hilal (Arabic: الشيخ هلال‎‎) is a Syrian village located in Al-Saan Nahiyah in Al-Salamiyah District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Shaykh Hilal had a population of 834 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Ismailis. Show Shaykh Hilālon the map
Tall JadīdTell Jadid (Arabic: تل جديد‎‎) is a Syrian village located in Barri Sharqi Nahiyah in Al-Salamiyah District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Tell Jadid had a population of 1,230 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites. Show Tall Jadīdon the map
Kafr QadaḩKafr Qadah (Arabic: كفرقدح‎‎) is a Syrian village located in the Hirbnafsah Subdistrict in Hama District. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Kafr Qadah had a population of 1,049 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims. Show Kafr Qadaḩon the map
BarshīnBarshin (Arabic: برشين‎‎) is a Syrian village located in Ayn Halaqim Nahiyah in Masyaf District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Barshin had a population of 1,155 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Christians. Show Barshīnon the map
QufaylūnQufaylun (Arabic: قفيلون‎‎) is a Syrian village located in the Hirbnafsah Subdistrict in Hama District. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Qufaylun had a population of 501 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites. Show Qufaylūnon the map
TuwāmTuwaym (Arabic: التويم‎‎) is a Syrian village located in the Hama Subdistrict of Hama District. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Tuwaym had a population of 1,428 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims. Show Tuwāmon the map
ḨamāmīyātAl-Hamamiyat (Arabic: is a Syrian village located in the Kafr Zita Subdistrict of the Mahardah District in Hama Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), al-Hamamiyat had a population of 1,305 in the 2004 census. Show Ḩamāmīyāton the map
JibrīnJibrin (Arabic: جبرين‎‎) is a Syrian village and suburb of Hama, located in the Hama Subdistrict of the Hama District in the Hama Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Jibrin had a population of 3,991 in the 2004 census. Show Jibrīnon the map
ZighrīnZighrin (Arabic: زغرين‎‎) is a Syrian village located in the Salamiyah Subdistrict of the al-Salamiyah District in Hama Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Zighrin had a population of 2,327 in the 2004 census. Show Zighrīnon the map
Ţayr JamlahTayr Jamlah (Arabic: طير جملة‎‎) is a Syrian village located in the Masyaf Subdistrict in Masyaf District, located west of Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Tayr Jamlah had a population of 1,584 in the 2004 census. Show Ţayr Jamlahon the map
Tall MallāḩTell Malah (Arabic: تل ملح‎‎) is a Syrian village located in the Mahardah Subdistrict of the Mahardah District in Hama Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Tell Malah had a population of 876 in the 2004 census. Show Tall Mallāḩon the map
Ţayr JubbahTayr Jubbah (Arabic: طير جبة‎‎) is a Syrian village located in the Masyaf Subdistrict in Masyaf District, located west of Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Tayr Jubbah had a population of 1,027 in the 2004 census. Show Ţayr Jubbahon the map
Abū MansafAbu Mansaf (Arabic: أبو منسف‎‎) is a Syrian village located in the Hama Subdistrict of the Hama District in the Hama Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Abu Mansaf had a population of 364 in the 2004 census. Show Abū Mansafon the map
LaţmīnLatmin (Arabic: لطمين‎‎) is a Syrian village located in the Kafr Zita Subdistrict of the Mahardah District in Hama Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Latmin had a population of 1,113 in the 2004 census. Show Laţmīnon the map
Al MubārakātMubarakat (Arabic: is a Syrian village located in the Subdistrict of the Hama District in the Hama Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Mubarakat had a population of 478 in the 2005 census. Show Al Mubārakāton the map
JubbaynJubbayn (Arabic: جبين‎‎) is a Syrian village located in the Karnaz Subdistrict of the Mahardah District in Hama Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Jubbayn had a population of 3,488 in the 2004 census. Show Jubbaynon the map
Shaykh RīḩSheikh Rih (Arabic: الشيخ ريح‎‎) is a Syrian village located in Al-Salamiyah Nahiyah in Al-Salamiyah District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Sheikh Rih had a population of 1048 in the 2004 census. Show Shaykh Rīḩon the map
SamrahSamrah (Arabic: السمرة‎‎) is a Syrian village located in the Subdistrict of the Hama District in the Hama Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Samrah had a population of 1,018 in the 2004 census. Show Samrahon the map
Maḑba‘ahMadbaa (Arabic: is a Syrian village located in the Subdistrict of the Hama District in the Hama Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Madbaa had a population of 857 in the 2004 census. Show Maḑba‘ahon the map
ŢirādTrad, Hama (Arabic: طراد‎‎) is a Syrian village located in Al-Salamiyah Nahiyah in Al-Salamiyah District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Trad, Hama had a population of 736 in the 2004 census. Show Ţirādon the map
Al BardūnahBerdoneh (Arabic: is a Syrian village located in Al-Salamiyah Nahiyah in Al-Salamiyah District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Berdoneh had a population of 862 in the 2004 census. Show Al Bardūnahon the map
Bayt RaqţahBayt Raqtah (Arabic: بيت رقطة‎‎) is a Syrian village located in Wadi al-Uyun Nahiyah in Masyaf District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Bayt Raqtah had a population of 265 in the 2004 census. Show Bayt Raqţahon the map
Abū ḨakfāAbu Hakfa (Arabic: أبو حكفة‎‎) is a Syrian village located in Uqayribat Nahiyah in Al-Salamiyah District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Abu Hakfa had a population of 250 in the 2004 census. Show Abū Ḩakfāon the map
FuraytānFritan (Arabic: فريتان‎‎) is a Syrian village located in Barri Sharqi Nahiyah in Al-Salamiyah District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), the village had a population of 186 in the 2004 census. Show Furaytānon the map
Abū DālīAbu Dali (Arabic: أبو دالي‎‎) is a Syrian village located in Uqayribat Nahiyah in Al-Salamiyah District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Abu Dali had a population of 288 in the 2004 census. Show Abū Dālīon the map
SamīrīyahSamiriyeh (Arabic: سميرية‎‎) is a Syrian village located in Sabburah Nahiyah in Al-Salamiyah District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Samiriyeh had a population of 960 in the 2004 census. Show Samīrīyahon the map
HaymānīyahHaymaniyah (Arabic: is a Syrian village located in Al-Hamraa Nahiyah in Hama District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Haymaniyeh had a population of 138 in the 2004 census. Show Haymānīyahon the map
Umm MīlUm Mil (Arabic: أم ميل‎‎) is a Syrian village located in Barri Sharqi Nahiyah in Al-Salamiyah District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Um Mil had a population of 118 in the 2004 census. Show Umm Mīlon the map
SunaydahSnideh (Arabic: سنيدة‎‎) is a Syrian village located in Al-Salamiyah Nahiyah in Al-Salamiyah District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Snideh had a population of 706 in the 2004 census. Show Sunaydahon the map
Āq DūqārahAq Duqar (Arabic: أق دوكار‎‎) is a Syrian village located in Ayn Halaqim Nahiyah in Masyaf District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Aq Duqar had a population of 377 in the 2004 census. Show Āq Dūqārahon the map
ShuhaybSheheib (Arabic: الشهيب‎‎) is a Syrian village located in Sabburah Nahiyah in Al-Salamiyah District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Sheheib had a population of 567 in the 2004 census. Show Shuhaybon the map
Abū DardahAbu Dardah (Arabic: أبو دردة‎‎) is a Syrian village located in Hama Nahiyah in Hama District in Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Abu Dardah had a population of 486 in the 2004 census. Show Abū Dardahon the map
ŢarfāwīTarfawi (Arabic: is a Syrian village located in Al-Hamraa Nahiyah in Hama District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Tarfawi had a population of 493 in the 2004 census. The village came under the control of the Islamic State on 3 July 2016 after a counter-attack against the Syrian Arab Army. Show Ţarfāwīon the map
ḨanjūrHanjur (Arabic: حنجور‎‎) is a Syrian village located in Jubb Ramlah Nahiyah in Masyaf District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Hanjur had a population of 2904 in the 2004 census. Show Ḩanjūron the map
RuḩayyahRuhayyah (Arabic: الرحية‎‎) is a Syrian village located in Al-Hamraa Nahiyah in Hama District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Rohaya had a population of 1715 in the 2004 census. Show Ruḩayyahon the map
Sarḩā ash ShamālīSarha (Arabic: سرحا‎‎) is a Syrian village located in Al-Saan Nahiyah in Al-Salamiyah District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Sarha had a population of 644 in the 2004 census. Show Sarḩā ash Shamālīon the map
BīraynBirin (Arabic: بيرين‎‎) is a Syrian village located in the Hirbnafsah Subdistrict in Hama District. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Birin had a population of 2,597 in the 2004 census. Show Bīraynon the map
JunaynahJneineh (Arabic: جنينة‎‎) is a Syrian village located in Al-Hamraa Nahiyah in Hama District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Jneineh had a population of 1388 in the 2004 census. Show Junaynahon the map
FaydāFayda (Arabic: الفيضة‎‎) is a Syrian village located in Al-Hamraa Nahiyah in Hama District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Fayda had a population of 240 in the 2004 census. Show Faydāon the map
MuraywidMuraywid (Arabic: مريود‎‎) is a Syrian village located in Hama Nahiyah in Hama District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Muraywid had a population of 750 in the 2004 census. Show Muraywidon the map
KawkabKawkab (Arabic: كوكب‎‎) also known as Kokab is a Syrian village located in the Suran Subdistrict in Hama District. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Kawkab had a population of 1,639 in the 2004 census. Show Kawkabon the map
LaḩāyāLahaya (Arabic: لحايا‎‎) is a Syrian village located in the Suran Subdistrict in Hama District. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Lahaya had a population of 486 in the 2004 census. Show Laḩāyāon the map
SurūjSuruj (Arabic: سروج‎‎) is a Syrian village located in Al-Hamraa Nahiyah in Hama District, Hama. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Sruj had a population of 871 in the 2004 census. Show Surūjon the map
SamākhSmakh (Arabic: صماخ‎‎) is a Syrian village located in Al-Salamiyah Nahiyah in Al-Salamiyah District, Hama. Show Samākhon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Hama
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Al-Suqaylabiyah DistrictAl-Suqaylabiyah District (Arabic: As Suqailabiya) is a district (mantiqah) administratively belonging to Hama Governorate, Syria. At the 2004 official census, the district had a population of 240,091. Its administrative centre is the city of Al-Suqaylabiyah. The district includes most of Al-Ghab plain.Show on map
Hama GovernorateHama Governorate (Arabic: مُحافظة حماة‎‎ / ALA-LC: Muḥāfaẓat Ḥamā) is one of the fourteen governorates (provinces) of Syria. It is situated in western-central Syria. Its area depends on sources. It varies from 8,844 km² to 8,883 km². Governorate has a population of 1,593,000 (2010 estimate). The capital is Hama.Show on map
Hama DistrictHama District (Arabic: منطقة حماة‎‎ Ḥamā) is a district (mantiqah) administratively belonging to Hama Governorate, Syria. At the time of the 2004 Census, it had a population of 644,445. Its administrative centre is the city of Hama.Show on map
Al-Salamiyah DistrictAl-Salamiyah (Arabic: سلمية‎‎ Salamīya) is a district (mantiqah) administratively belonging to Hama Governorate, Syria. At the 2004 Census it had a population of 187,123. Its administrative district is the city of Al-Salamiyah.Show on map
Mhardeh DistrictMahardah District (Arabic: محردة‎‎ Maḥarda) is a district (mantiqah) administratively belonging to Hama Governorate, Syria. At the 2004 Census it had a population of 143,953. Its administrative centre is the city of Mahardah.Show on map
Masyaf DistrictMasyaf District (Arabic: مصياف‎‎ Maṣyāf) is a district (mantiqah) administratively belonging to Hama Governorate, Syria. At the 2004 Census it had a population of 169,341. Its administrative centre is the city of Masyaf.Show on map
Different buildings in Hama
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Qal‘at BurzayBourzey castle is called also Mirza castle, (Arabic قلعة ميرزا). It is located at the border of Syria coastal mountains and Ghab valley, 25 km away from Jeser Alshghur, at altitude 450 m. The inscriptions and mentioning of the castle relate it to the Byzantine era in 11-th century. Architecturally it has triangle shape, the western façade is 175 m, the eastern is 50 m. The southern and eastern façades are adjacent to deep gorges, but the western façade is the least steep. There is 21 towers and a small church on the surface.Show on map
AfāmiyāApamea (Greek: Ἀπάμεια, Apameia; Arabic: آفاميا‎‎, Afamia), on the right bank of the Orontes River, is the site of a treasure city and stud-depot of the Seleucid kings. It was the capital of Apamene, became the capital and Metropolitan Archbishopric of Late Roman province Syria Secunda and has become a multiple Catholic titular see. The site contains the remains of the Roman Theatre at Apamea, one of the largest surviving theatres of the Roman Empire with an estimated seating capacity in excess of 20,000, as well as the remains of the Great Colonnade at Apamea, which ran for nearly 2 kilometres (1.2 mi), making it among the longest and most famous in the Roman world.Show on map
Qaşr Ibn WardānQasr Ibn Wardan (Arabic: قصر أبن وردان‎‎) is a hamlet and 6th-century archaeological site located in the Syrian Desert, approximately 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast from Hama and about 19 kilometres (12 mi) northeast of al-Hamraa. The hamlet is separated from the Byzantine-era ruins by a road, with the former situated to the east of the road and the ruins situated to the west. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Qasr Ibn Wardan had a population of 467 in the 2004 census.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Hama
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Nahr al BāridNahr al-Bared (Arabic: نهر البارد‎‎) is a village in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located northwest of Hama. It is situated in the al-Ghab plain in the al-Suqaylabiyah District. Nearby localities include Tell Salhab to the south, al-Asharinah to the east, Hawrat Ammorin and al-Suqaylabiyah to the north and al-Mazhal and Ayn al-Kurum to the northwest. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Nahr al-Bared had a population of 4,016 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites.Show on map