Al-Rastan (Arabic: الرستن‎) is the third lairgest ceety in the Homs Govrenorate,[2] locatit 20 kilometer (12 mi) north o its admeenistrative caipital Homs an 22 kilometer (14 mi) frae Hama. Nearbi localities include Talbiseh an al-Ghantoo tae the sooth, al-Mashrafah tae the sootheast, Tumin tae the north, Deir al-Fardis tae the northwast an Taldou an Houla tae the wast.[3] Al-Rastan haed a population o nearly 40,000 in 2004.[1]


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Coordinates: 34°55′N 36°44′E / 34.917°N 36.733°E / 34.917; 36.733
Kintra Sirie
GovrenorateHoms Govrenorate
DestrictAl-Rastan Destrict
430 m (1,410 ft)
 • Total39,834
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)+3


  1. a b General Census o Population an Hoosin 2004. Sirie Central Bureau o Stateestics (CBS). Homs Govrenorate. (in Arabic)
  2. The first twa lairgest ceeties in the Homs Governorate accordin tae the Central Bureau of Statistics' 2004 census are Homs (652,609) and Tadmur (51,323). (in Arabic)
  3. Map depicting surrounding localities of al-Rastan. Homs Region Map. Google Maps World Gazetteer.

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