Ayn al-Shams

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Ayn al-Shams
عين الشمس
Ayn al-Shams is located in Syria
Ayn al-Shams
Ayn al-Shams
Location in Syria
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Country  Syria
Governorate Hama
District Masyaf
Subdistrict Ayn Halaqim
Population (2004)
 • Total 2,327
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Ayn al-Shams (Arabic: عين الشمس‎‎) is a village in northern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located in Homs Gap southwest of Hama. Nearby localities include Ayn Halaqim, Nisaf and Baarin to the east, and Mashta al-Helu and al-Kafrun to the south. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Ayn al-Shams had a population of 2,327 in the 2004 census.[1]