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Aramo

آرامو
Արամօ
Veelage
Aramo is locatit in Syria
Aramo
Aramo
Location in Sirie
Coordinates: 35°37′35.5″N 36°07′53.8″E / 35.626528°N 36.131611°E / 35.626528; 36.131611
Kintra Sirie
GovrenorateLatakia Govrenorate
DestrictAl-Haffah Destrict
NahiyahSlinfah
Population
 (2004 census)[1]
 • Tot490
Time zoneUTC+2
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3

Aramo (Arabic: آرامو‎, Aramo, Armenie: Արամօ, Aramo) is a Sirie veelage locatit in Latakia Govrenorate north wast o the kintra. Aramo is juist 30 km frae the Mediterranean sea. Accordin tae the Sirie Central Bureau o Statistics, Aramo haed a population o 490 in the 2004 census.[1]

Etymologie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The name probably comes frae the name o the auncient Arameans who inhabitit the place.

Armenies[eedit | eedit soorce]

The veelage is kent tae be populatit bi Armenies, but in 1947 they left in lairge nummers tae Soviet Armenie. Nou a few faimilies live thare. The toun haes an auld Armenie kirk cried Saunt Stepanos built in 1310. It staunds in the middle o the veelage. Thare are some sma kirks carvit in the rocks such as Surp Asdvadzadzin an Surp Kevork Armenie Apostolic kirks. The Alawite Arabs uise those twa kirks on a regular basis.

Nouadays, thare is a sma nummer o Armenie inhabitants in Aramo, maist o whom speak the Arabic leid.

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