Barri Sharqi

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Barri Sharqi
بري شرقي
Berri Sharqi
Barri Sharqi is located in Syria
Barri Sharqi
Barri Sharqi
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 34°58′50″N 37°12′08″E / 34.980643°N 37.202110°E / 34.980643; 37.202110Coordinates: 34°58′50″N 37°12′08″E / 34.980643°N 37.202110°E / 34.980643; 37.202110
Country Syria
GovernorateHama Governorate
DistrictSalamiyah District
NahiyahBarri Sharqi
Population (2004)
 • Total4,172
Time zoneEET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST)EEST (UTC+3)

Barri Sharqi (Arabic: بري شرقي‎) also spelled Berri Sharqi) is a town in northern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located east of Hama at the edge of the Syrian Desert. Nearby localities include Tell al-Tut and district center Salamiyah to the west, Aqarib to the north, Suha and Uqayribat to the east and al-Mukharram to the south. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Barri Sharqi had a population of 4,172 in the 2004 census.[1] In 1838 it was classified as a khirba ("ruined village") by English scholar Eli Smith.[2]