Bustan al-Basha

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Bustan al-Basha

بستان الباشا
Bustan al-Basha is locatit in Syria
Bustan al-Basha
Bustan al-Basha
Coordinates: 35°25′N 35°56′E / 35.417°N 35.933°E / 35.417; 35.933
Kintra Sirie
GovrenorateLatakia Govrenorate
DestrictJableh Destrict
Population
 (2004 census)[1]
 • Tot1,603
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Bustan al-Basha (Arabic: بستان الباشا‎, spellt Bistan al-Basha an aw; translation: "the Govrenor's Garden") is a veelage locatit alang the Mediterranean coastline in northren Sirie, pairt o the Latakia Govrenorate. It is situatit sootheast o Latakia an wast o Qardaha. In the 2004 census Bustan al-Basha haed a population o 1,603.[1] Mast o its inhabitants are Alawites an the veelage is hame tae the Makhlouf family who are relatit tae the Assad faimily. Accordin tae Patrick Seale, Bustan al-Basha's residents wur maistly aligned wi Sirie Social Naitionalist Pairty in the mid-20t-century.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Latakia Governorate. (in Arabic)
  2. Seale, 1990, p.49.

Bibliografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Seale, Patrick (1990). Asad of Syria: The Struggle For the Middle East. University of California Press. ISBN 0520069765.