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Coordinates: 35°35′N 36°11′E / 35.583°N 36.183°E / 35.583; 36.183
Kintra Sirie
GovrenorateLatakia Govrenorate
DestrictAl-Haffah Destrict
1130 m (3,710 ft)
 (2004 census)
 • Toun1,847
 • Metro
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)+3

Slinfah (Arabic: صلنفة‎, Ṣlenfah) is a Sirie toun-resort, foondit in 1929, admeenistratively belangin tae Al-Haffah Destrict athin the Latakia Govrenorate. It is locatit at a an average hicht o 1130 meters abuin sea level on the An-Nusayriyah muuntains, 50 kilometers east o Latakia ceety. Accordin tae the 2004 offeecial census, the toun's population is 1,847, reachin up tae 19,518 indwallers wi the surroondin veelages o Slinfah sub-destrict (nahiyah).[1]

Wi its mild simmer temperatur, Slinfah is ane o the maist popular tourist destinations in Sirie, baith amang locals an foreigners. The toun is characterizit wi severe cauld temperatur an hivy snaw in winter.

Slinfah's heichest pynt is the peak o the Prophet Yunis which haes a hicht o 1300 meters abuin sea level. The nearbi Shooh muntains are covered wi 500 hectares o fir trees. The historical Citadel o Saladin is anerlie 13 km wast o Slinfah.

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  • "Latakia tourist attractions" (in Arabic). Syrian Ministry of Tourism. Retrieved 25 Januar 2007.