Buwaydat al-Suwayqat

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Buwaydat al-Suwayqat
بويضة السويقات
Buwaydat al-Suwayqat is located in Syria
Buwaydat al-Suwayqat
Buwaydat al-Suwayqat
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 34°48′0″N 36°3′20″E / 34.80000°N 36.05556°E / 34.80000; 36.05556Coordinates: 34°48′0″N 36°3′20″E / 34.80000°N 36.05556°E / 34.80000; 36.05556
Country Syria
Population 2004 census
 • Total2,835

Buwaydat al-Suwayqat (Arabic: بويضة السويقات‎, also spelled Bweidat al-Sweiqat) is a village in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Tartus Governorate. It is located between Safita (to the east) and Ras al-Khashufah (to the west). According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Buwaydat al-Suwayqat had a population of 2,835 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites.[2]


  1. ^ "General Census of Population 2004". Retrieved 2014-07-10.
  2. ^ Balanche, Fabrice (2006). La région alaouite et le pouvoir syrien (PDF) (in French). Karthala Editions. ISBN 2845868189.