Kharraba, Kherba
Coordinates: 32°35′14″N 36°26′34″E / 32.58722°N 36.44278°E / 32.58722; 36.44278
Country  Syria
Governorate Suwayda
District Suwayda
Subdistrict Suwayda
Population (2004)
  Total 581
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Kharaba (Arabic: خربا) also spelled Kharraba or Kherba, is a village in southeastern Syria, administratively part of the as-Suwayda District of the as-Suwayda Governorate, located south of as-Suwayda. In the 2004 census, it had a population of 581.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Greek Orthodox Christians.[2][3]


  1. "General Census of Population 2004.". Retrieved 2014-07-10.
  2. Betts, Robert Brenton (1988). The Druze. Yale University Press. p. 60.
  3. Butler, Howard Crosby; Littmann, Enno, eds. (1930). Syria: Publications of the Princeton University Archaeological Expeditions to Syria in 1904-1905 and 1909. Brill. p. 16.


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