Bisin, Syria

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Bisin
بيصين
Biseen
Village
Bisin is located in Syria
Bisin
Bisin
Location in Syria
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Country  Syria
Governorate Hama
District Hama
Subdistrict Hirbnafsah
Population (2004)
 • Total 3,224

Bisin (Arabic: بيصين‎‎, also spelled Biseen) is a village in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located southwest of Hama. Nearby localities include Billin to the north, al-Muaa to the northeast, Deir al-Fardis to the east, Mousa al-Houla to the southeast, Tell Dahab and Houla to the south, Aqrab and Baarin to the southwest, al-Bayyadiyah to the west and al-Suwaydah to the northwest. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Bisin had a population of 3,224 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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