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Al-Rafid, Syria

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Al-Rafid

الرفيد
Town
Al-Rafid
Al-Rafid
Al-Rafid
Al-Rafid
Al-Rafid
Al-Rafid
Coordinates: 32°57′18″N 35°54′5″E / 32.95500°N 35.90139°E / 32.95500; 35.90139
Grid position234/262 PAL
Country Syria
GovernorateQuneitra
DistrictQuneitra
SubdistrictKhishniyah
Population
 (2004 census)[1]
 • Total2,263
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Al-Rafid (Arabic: الرفيد‎) is a village in southern Syria, administratively part of the Quneitra Governorate (Golan Heights), in the portion of the province under the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force Zone. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, al-Rafid had a population of 2,263 in the 2004 census.[1]

The town has been claimed by pro-Assadist forces during the Syrian Civil War.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b "General Census of Population 2004". Retrieved 2014-07-10.
  2. ^ Awad, Ammar; Lubell, Maayan; al Khalidi, Suleiman (July 26, 2018). Bolton, Andrew (ed.). "Syrian flag raised in Quneitra on Syrian side of Golan Heights". Reuters. Pro-Assad forces have raised the flag in several other towns along the frontier, including al Hamidiyah and Rafid, that overlooks a U.N. observation post.
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