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Hawijah Fauqa (Arabic: حويجة فوقا, also known as Hawijah) is a village in northern Syria located in the Qalaat al-Madiq Subdistrict of the al-Suqaylabiyah District in Hama Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Hawijah Fauqa had a population of 2,428 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.
Prior to the Syrian Civil War which broke out in 2011-12, Hawijah's inhabitants derived most of their income from agriculture, particularly from tobacco and cotton. It was among the first towns in the Hama Governorate to hold anti-government demonstrations in 2011. Many of the inhabitants have as a result of the war and have become refugees in Lebanon.
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- Wood, Josh (2013-10-18). "Syrian farmers re-create their country village in Lebanese city". Al Jazeera America.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>