Jarjisa

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Jarjisa
جرجيسا
Jerjeesah
Jirjiseh
Village
Jarjisa is located in Syria
Jarjisa
Jarjisa
Location in Syria
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Country  Syria
Governorate Hama
District Hama
Subdistrict Hirbnafsah
Population (2004)
 • Total 4,352

Jarjisa (Arabic: جرجيسا‎‎, also spelled Jerjeesah or Jirjiseh) is a village in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, southwest of Hama. It is situated on the eastern banks of the Orontes River, the border between the governorates of Hama and Homs. Nearby localities include Tumin to the east, al-Rastan to the southeast, Kafr Nan to the southwest, Hirbnafsah to the west, Deir al-Fardis to the northwest and al-Biyah to the north. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, Jarjisa had a population of 4,352 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Turkmen Sunni Muslims.[2]

History

Its inhabitants in 1838 were recorded as Muslims.[3]

References

  1. General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Hama Governorate. (Arabic)
  2. "مجزرة تسنين – ريف حمص الشمالي / التطهير الطائفي -د. خولة الحديد". Al-Ayyam (in Arabic). 2014-03-03. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Smith, 1841, p. 178.

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