Duwayr Taha

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Duwayr Taha
دوير طه
Village
Skyline of the village
Skyline of the village
Duwayr Taha is located in Syria
Duwayr Taha
Duwayr Taha
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 34°58′15″N 35°55′0″E / 34.97083°N 35.91667°E / 34.97083; 35.91667Coordinates: 34°58′15″N 35°55′0″E / 34.97083°N 35.91667°E / 34.97083; 35.91667
Country  Syria
Governorate Tartus
District Tartus
Subdistrict Al-Sawda Nahiyah
Population 2004 census
 • Total 1,714

Duwayr Taha (Arabic: دوير طه‎, also spelled Dweir Taha or Dwerta) is a village in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Tartus Governorate. It is situated near the Mediterranean coast. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Duwayr Taha had a population of 1,714 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Greek Orthodox Christians.[2]

History[edit]

Duwayr Taha became part of the municipality of al-Sawda in 1975, but later gained independent municipal status.[2]

References[edit]

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