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Hosh Arab or Hawsh Arab (Arabic: حوش عرب) is a Syrian village in the Al-Tall District of the Rif Dimashq Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Hosh Arab had a population of 2,073 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.[2]

Hosh Arab

حوش عرب

Hawsh Arab
Hosh Arab is located in Syria
Hosh Arab
Hosh Arab
Location in Syria
Coordinates: 33°48′51″N 36°26′44″E / 33.81417°N 36.44556°E / 33.81417; 36.44556Coordinates: 33°48′51″N 36°26′44″E / 33.81417°N 36.44556°E / 33.81417; 36.44556
Country Syria
GovernorateRif Dimashq Governorate
DistrictAl-Tall District
 (2004 census)[1]
 • Total2,073
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)



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