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Beit Yashout
بيت ياشوط
Toun
Beit Yashout is located in Syria
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
Govrenorate Latakia Govrenorate
Destrict Jableh Destrict
Nahiyah Beit Yashout
Elevation 500 m (1,600 ft)
Population (2004 census)[1]
 • Tot 6,115
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

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]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Sirie Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Latakia Govrenorate. (Arabic)
  2. Batatu, p. 224.
  3. Antoun, p. 60.
  4. Batatu, p. 219.

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