Burj Islam

Burj islam
برج اسلام

Burj islam beach
Burj islam

Location in Syria

Coordinates: 35°41′N 35°48′E / 35.683°N 35.800°E / 35.683; 35.800
Country  Syria
Governorate Latakia Governorate
District Latakia District
Nahiyah Ayn al-Bayda
Population (2004)
  Total 5,652
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code(s) 41
Climate Csa

Burj Islam (Arabic: برج اسلام) is a village in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Latakia Governorate, located north of Latakia. Nearby localities include Salib al-Turkman to the north, al-Shabatliyah to the northeast, Ayn al-Bayda to the east and al-Shamiyah to the south. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, the village had a population of 5,652 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites from Arab ethnicity.[2][3][4][5]

The village is a popular summer resort with a white rock beach.[6]


Coordinates: 35°41′N 35°48′E / 35.683°N 35.800°E / 35.683; 35.800

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