Al-Rastan

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Al-Rastan

الرستن
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Coordinates: 34°55′N 36°44′E / 34.917°N 36.733°E / 34.917; 36.733
Kintra Sirie
GovrenorateHoms Govrenorate
DestrictAl-Rastan Destrict
Elevation
430 m (1,410 ft)
Population
 (2004)[1]
 • Total39,834
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)+3

Al-Rastan (Arabic: الرستن‎) is the third lairgest ceety in the Homs Govrenorate,[2] locatit 20 kilometer (12 mi) north o its admeenistrative caipital Homs an 22 kilometer (14 mi) frae Hama. Nearbi localities include Talbiseh an al-Ghantoo tae the sooth, al-Mashrafah tae the sootheast, Tumin tae the north, Deir al-Fardis tae the northwast an Taldou an Houla tae the wast.[3] Al-Rastan haed a population o nearly 40,000 in 2004.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b General Census o Population an Hoosin 2004 Archived 2013-01-12 at Archive.today. Sirie Central Bureau o Stateestics (CBS). Homs Govrenorate. (in Arabic)
  2. The first twa lairgest ceeties in the Homs Governorate accordin tae the Central Bureau of Statistics' 2004 census are Homs (652,609 Archived 2012-07-31 at Archive.today) and Tadmur (51,323 Archived 2012-12-20 at Archive.today). (in Arabic)
  3. Map depicting surrounding localities of al-Rastan. Homs Region Map. Google Maps World Gazetteer.

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