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Khabab is located in Syrie
Location in Sirie
Coordinates: 33°0′51.39″N 36°16′29.76″E / 33.0142750°N 36.2749333°E / 33.0142750; 36.2749333
Kintra Sirie
GovrenorateDaraa Govrenorate
DestrictAl-Sanamayn Destrict
700 m (2,300 ft)
 (2004 census)
 • Total3,379

Khabab (Arabic: خبب‎, Syriac: ܓܒܒ, Khababb) is a toun locatit in soothren Sirie in the glen Hauran, locatit in the Daraa Govrenorate. Khabab is 36 mile awa frae Soothern Damascus. The auld name o the toun is Abiba in the auld Sirie leids Aramaic, Syriac, (Assyrian), it means a plain green grass.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

The population inside the toun is 10,000 an aroond 40,000 who are livin ootside Sirie, maist o them are scattered atween, Fraunce, USA, Brazil, an Australie.

The population o Khabab are Christians an follae the Melkite Greek Catholic Kirk (Byzantine). see the wab steid o Khabab for mair information http://www.khabab.com

Leid[eedit | eedit soorce]

The maist common leid spoken is Arabic. Ither leids include French an the oreeginal leid o the kirk is Greek. Inglis is beginnin tae become mair commonly spoken.

Airchitectur[eedit | eedit soorce]

There are fower kirks in Khabab: S't Mary, S't Tarez, S't Elliot, S't Mikeal, an there is a cathedral an a convent o Sisters o Love.

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