Al-Tall (Arabic: التل, also spelled al-Tell) is a city in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate and capital of the al-Tall District. Situated in the middle of the Anti-Lebanon mountains, having an elevation of roughly 1,000 meters above sea level. Nearby localities include Maaraba to the southwest, Damascus to the south, Dahiyat al-Assad and Douma to the southeast, Maarrat Saidnaya to the northeast, Manin to the north, Ashrafiyat al-Wadi and Basimah to the northwest and al-Hamah and Qudsaya to the west. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), al-Tall had a population of 44,957 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.
In the early 1960s al-Tall was reported to be a large village of 3,500 inhabitants. It had a large mosque surrounded by several column fragments, hewn stones and burial grottoes.
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