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Beit Yashout

بيت ياشوط
Beit Yashout is located in Syrie
Beit Yashout
Beit Yashout
Coordinates: 35°19′1″N 36°7′49″E / 35.31694°N 36.13028°E / 35.31694; 36.13028
Kintra Sirie
GovrenorateLatakia Govrenorate
DestrictJableh Destrict
NahiyahBeit Yashout
500 m (1,600 ft)
 (2004 census)[1]
 • Total6,115
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Beit Yashout (Arabic: بيت ياشوط‎) is a toun in northwastren Sirie, admeenistratively pairt o the Jableh Destrict o the Latakia Govrenorate, an locatit sooth o Latakia. Nearbi localities include Ayn al-Sharqiyah tae the wast an al-Daliyah tae the sooth. Accordin tae the Sirie Central Bureau o Statistics, Beit Yashout haed a population o 6,115 in the 2004 census.[1] The toun is locatit in the An-Nusayriyah muntains at an elevation o aroond 500 m (1,700 ft).

Beit Yashout is ane o the settlements inhabitit bi the Alawite Hadadeen tribe, tae which umwhile first lady Aniseh Makhluf belangit.[2] Housomeivver, the veelage wis a traditional hame o the Bani Ali clan, Alawite an aw.[3] Beit Yashout is the hametoun o Muhammad al-Khuli, a prominent militar offeecial in Baathist govrenments in the 1960s an throughoot umwhile preses Hafez al-Assad's time in office (1970-2000).[4]


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  1. a b General Census of Population and Housing 2004 Archived 2013-01-12 at Archive.today. Sirie Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Latakia Govrenorate. (in Arabic)
  2. Batatu, p. 224.
  3. Antoun, p. 60.
  4. Batatu, p. 219.


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  • Batatu, Hanna (1999). Syria's Peasantry, the Descendants of Its Lesser Rural Notables, and Their Politics. Princeton University Press. ISBN 0691002541.
  • Antoun, Richard T. (1991). Syria: Society, Culture, and Polity. SUNY Press. ISBN 0791407136.