Al-Kawm, Syria

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al-Kawm
الكوم
Village
al-Kawm is located in Syria
al-Kawm
al-Kawm
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 35°11′N 38°52′E / 35.183°N 38.867°E / 35.183; 38.867Coordinates: 35°11′N 38°52′E / 35.183°N 38.867°E / 35.183; 38.867
Country Syria
GovernorateHoms Governorate
DistrictTadmur District
NahiyahAl-Sukhnah
OccupationSyrian Arab Army
Population (2004)
 • Total1,771
Time zoneUTC+3 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (EEST)

Al-Kawm (Arabic: الكوم‎; also spelled, el-Kowm) is a village in the al-Kowm oasis in central Syria north of al-Sukhnah and south of Raqqa. The oasis also contains a series of important archaeological sites, together known as El Kowm. In 2004 the village had a population of 1,771.[1] During the Syrian Civil War ISIS mostly had control over this town until the SAA captured it on 14 August 2017.

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