Arab al-Mulk

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Arab al-Mulk

عرب الملك
Veelage
Arab al-Mulk is locatit in Syria
Arab al-Mulk
Arab al-Mulk
Coordinates: 35°16′2″N 35°55′32″E / 35.26722°N 35.92556°E / 35.26722; 35.92556
Kintra Sirie
GovrenorateLatakia Govrenorate
DestrictJableh Destrict
NahiyahJableh
Population
 (2004 census)[1]
 • Tot3,580
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Arab al-Mulk (Arabic: عرب الملك‎, spelt Arab al-Milk an aw, Beldi al-Melek, Balda al-Milk or Beldeh) is a coastal veelage in northwastren Sirie, admeenistratively pairt o the Jableh Destrict in the Latakia Govrenorate, locatit sooth o Latakia. Nearbi localities include Jableh tae the north, Ayn al-Sharqiyah tae the northeast, Qurfays an Dweir Baabda tae the east an Baniyas tae the sooth. Accordin tae the Sirie Central Bureau o Statistics, Arab al-Mulk haed a population o 3,580 in the 2004 census.[1] The inhabitants are mixed, wi Sunni Muslims o Bedouin oreegins generally residin in the northren pairt o the veelage, an Alawites livin in the soothren pairt which is kent as Beldi al-Melek.[2]

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

It is situatit aff the Mediterranean coast, on the richt bank o the Sinn tributar (Nahr al-Sinn) as it empties intae the sea. It occupees a sma peninsulae. The soothren pairt o the veelage on the left bank is kent as Beldi al-Melek. Tae the immediate northwast o the veelage is a sma creek that measurs aroond 110 metres lang an 60 metres wide.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Sirie Central Bureau o Statistics (CBS). Latakia Govrenorate. (in Arabic)
  2. The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 2004, p. 15.
  3. The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 2004, p. 14.

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