Al-Haffah Destrict

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Al-Haffah Destrict (Arabic: منطقة الحفة‎ / ALA-LC: Minṭaqat al-Ḥaffah) is a Sirie destrict (mantiqah) admeenistratively belangin tae Latakia Govrenorate. The centre o the destrict is the ceety o Al-Haffah. At the 2004 Census it haed a population o 81,213.[1]

Al-Haffah destrict is locatit in the aurie o An-Nusayriyah muntains east o Lattakia. It is an important tradin centre whare local fermers sell thair aiple fruits an ither products. It haes a significant historical importance as it wis ane o the main strategic pynts o the invadin Crusaders. It is hame tae the Salah Ed-Din Castle; a UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid.

Wi its Mediterranean fir forests an mild temperatur in simmer, the destrict is ane o the popular tourist destinations in Sirie an aw. Mony muntainous resorts are locatit in the destrict, mainly in the toun o Slinfah.

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The destrict is dividit intae five sub-destricts or nahiyahs (population accordin tae 2004 offeecial census):

  • Al-Haffah nahiyah (ناحية الحفة): population 23,347.[2]
  • Slinfah nahiyah (ناحية صلنفة): population 19,518.[3]
  • Ayn al-Tina nahiyah (ناحية عين التينة): population 6,825.[4]
  • Kansabba nahiyah (ناحية كنسبّا): population 17,615.[5]
  • Muzeir'a nahiyah (ناحية مزيرعة): population 13,908.[6]

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