|— Town —|
|Elevation||1,130 m (3,710 ft)|
|Population (2004 census)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||+3 ([[UTCEEST]])|
Slinfah (Arabic: صلنفة, Ṣlenfah) is a Syrian town-resort, founded in 1929, administratively belonging to Al-Haffah District within the Latakia Governorate. It is located at an average height of 1130 meters above sea level on the An-Nusayriyah Mountains, 50 kilometers east of Latakia city. According to the 2004 official census, the town's population is 1,847, reaching up to 19,518 inhabitants with the 25 surrounding villages in the Slinfah subdistrict (nahiyah). The inhabitants are predominantly Alawites.
With its mild summer temperature, Slinfah is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Syria, both among locals and foreigners. The town is characterized with severe cold temperature and heavy snow in winter.
Slinfah's highest point is the peak of the Prophet Yunis which has a height of 1300 meters above sea level. The nearby Shooh mountains are covered with 500 hectares of fir trees. The historical Citadel of Salah Ed-Din is only 13 km west of Slinfah.
- "Latakia tourist attractions" (in Arabic). Syrian Ministry of Tourism. Retrieved 2007-01-25.
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