Balqasah

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Balqasah
بلقسة
Village
Balqasah is located in Syria
Balqasah
Balqasah
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 34°44′27″N 36°29′41″E / 34.74083°N 36.49472°E / 34.74083; 36.49472
Country Syria
GovernorateHoms
DistrictHoms
SubdistrictKhirbet Tin Nur
Population (2004)
 • Total2,078
Time zoneEET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST)+3 (UTC)

Balqasah (Arabic: بلقسة‎, also spelled Belukseh) is a village in northern Syria located northwest of Homs in the Homs Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Balqasah had a population of 2,078 in the 2004 census, making it the third largest locality in the subdistrict of Khirbet Tin Nur.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites.[2]

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  1. ^ "General Census of Population 2004". Retrieved 2014-07-10. 
  2. ^ Smith, 1841, p. 182.

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