Shihat Hama

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Shihat Hama
Shihat Hama is located in Syria
Shihat Hama
Shihat Hama
Location in Syria
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Country  Syria
Governorate Hama
District Hama
Subdistrict Hama
Population (2004)[1]
 • Total 3,985

Shihat Hama (Arabic: الشيحة‎‎, also spelled Shiha or al-Shyha) is a village in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located just west of Hama. Nearby localities include Qamhana to the northeast, Khitab to the north, Kafr al-Tun to the west and Tayzin to the south. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Shihat Hama had a population of 3,985 in the 2004 census.[2] Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.[3] In the 1960s, it was noted that Shihat Hama contained several domed huts.[4] The village is administered by a municipality established in 1989. Other localities included in the municipality are Maar Daftein, al-Qadiriyah and Mazraat al-Safa.[5]


  1. "syr pop 2004 sycensus" (in العربية and English).<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Hama Governorate. (Arabic)
  3. Smith, 1841, p. 179.
  4. Boulanger, 1966, p. 369.
  5. Shiha Municipality Hama - Ministry of Local Administration. 2010-12-29.