Zara'a, Hama

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Zara'a
الزارة
Village
Zara'a is located in Syria
Zara'a
Zara'a
Location in Syria
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Country  Syria
Governorate Hama
District Hama
Subdistrict Hirbnafsah
Population (2004)
 • Total 929
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
City Qrya Pcode C3041

Zara'a (Arabic: الزارة‎‎ also spelled Zara or Zarah) is a Syrian village located in the Hirbnafsah Subdistrict in Hama District. It is situated along the banks of the Orontes River. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Zara'a had a population of 929 in the 2004 census.[1] The village is mainly inhabited by Alawites.[2] Al-Nusra Front took control of the village on 12 May 2016. There were reports that Alawite families either fled or were killed.

References

  1. "General Census of Population 2004". Retrieved 10 July 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Al-Qaida, Hard-Line Rebels Seize Alawite Village in Syria". ABC News. 12 May 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>