Al-Sanamayn

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Al-Sanamayn
الصنمين
Al-Sanamayn is locatit in Syria
Al-Sanamayn
Al-Sanamayn
Location in Sirie
Coordinates: 33°04′N 36°11′E / 33.067°N 36.183°E / 33.067; 36.183
Kintra  Sirie
Govrenorate Daraa Govrenorate
Destrict Al-Sanamayn Destrict
Nahiyah Al-Sanamayn
Elevation 640 m (2,100 ft)
Population (2004 census)
 • Tot 26,268
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Simmer (DST) +3 (UTC)

Al-Sanamayn (Arabic: الصنمين‎) is a Sirie toun locatit in Al-Sanamayn Destrict, Daraa Govrenorate. Al-Sanamayn haes an altitude o 640 meters. It haes a population o 26,268 (2004 census).[1]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 1596 Al-Sanamayn appeared in the Ottoman tax registers as Sanamayn an wis pairt o the nahiya o Bani Kilab in the Qada o Hauran. It haed an entirely Muslim population consistin o 80 hoosehaulds an 37 bachelors. Taxes wur paid on wheat, baurley, simmer crops, goats an beehives, an a watter mill.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Al-Sanamayn population
  2. Hütteroth and Abdulfattah, 1977, p. 209.

Bibliografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Wolf-Dieter Hütteroth and Kamal Abdulfattah (1977). Historical Geography of Palestine, Transjordan and Southern Syria in the Late 16th Century. Erlanger Geographische Arbeiten, Sonderband 5. Erlangen, Germany: Vorstand der Fränkischen Geographischen Gesellschaft. 

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