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Al-Jebbah is located in Syria
Coordinates: 33°54′23″N 36°29′5″E / 33.90639°N 36.48472°E / 33.90639; 36.48472
Country Syria
GovernorateRif Dimashq Governorate
DistrictYabroud District
NahiyahAssal al-Ward
Population (2004 census)[1]
 • Total2,829
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Area code(s)11

Al-Jebbah (Arabic: الجبة‎; also spelled al-Jibbeh) is a village in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located northeast of Damascus in the Qalamoun Mountains. Nearby localities include Ma'loula and al-Qutayfah to the southeast, Hosh Arab and al-Tawani to the south and Assal al-Ward and Rankous to the southwest. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, al-Jibbah had a population of 2,829 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.[2]


  1. ^ a b General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Rif Dimashq Governorate. (in Arabic)
  2. ^ Smith, 1841, p. 172.


  • Smith, Eli; Robinson, Edward (1841). Biblical Researches in Palestine, Mount Sinai and Arabia Petraea: A Journal of Travels in the Year 1838. 3. Crocker and Brewster.