Nahr al-Bared, Syria

Nahr al-Bared (Arabic: نهر البارد‎) is a village in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located northwest of Hama. It is situated in the al-Ghab plain in the al-Suqaylabiyah District. Nearby localities include Tell Salhab to the south, al-Asharinah to the east, Hawrat Ammorin and al-Suqaylabiyah to the north and al-Mazhal and Ayn al-Kurum to the northwest. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Nahr al-Bared had a population of 4,016 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites.

Nahr al-Bared

نهر البارد
Nahr al-Bared is located in Syria
Nahr al-Bared
Nahr al-Bared
Coordinates: 35°17′N 36°20′E / 35.283°N 36.333°E / 35.283; 36.333Coordinates: 35°17′N 36°20′E / 35.283°N 36.333°E / 35.283; 36.333
Country Syria
SubdistrictTell Salhab
 • MayorRazoq Mohamad
 • Total4,016


Although the village is considered modern, it still contains a number of ruins.[citation needed] The village is also situated at a big river and during the winter regularly receives snow.


Nahr al-Bared has three hotels, called Sahara Hotel, Abo Allosh and Abo Maher. There are also three mosques in the village called al-Sheikh Abd al-Hadi Haidar, al-Sheikh Soliman Moaala and Ali Naser. The village also has a large restaurant which can be accessed by using a micro bus. Nahr al-Bared also contains a large petrol station.


External linksEdit

  • "Nahr al Barid, Syria Page". Falling rain Genomics.
  • WikiMapia
  • Information on the provinces of Syria