Billin, Syria

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Billin
بللين
Bellin
Village
Billin is located in Syria
Billin
Billin
Location in Syria
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Country  Syria
Governorate Hama
District Hama
Subdistrict Hama
Population (2004)
 • Total 2,367

Billin (Arabic: بللين‎‎, also spelled Bellin) is a village in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located southwest of Hama. Nearby localities include Bisin to the south, al-Muaa to the southeast, Kafr Buhum to the east, al-Rabiaa to the northeast, Umm al-Tuyour to the north, Deir al-Salib to the northwest, Masyaf to the west, al-Bayyadiyah and al-Suwaydah to the southwest. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Billin had a population of 2,367 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites.[2]

References

  1. General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Hama Governorate. (Arabic)
  2. Smith, 1841, p. 180.

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