Ein Elfijeh Flash Report Jan-2016

Ein Elfijeh Sub-district is located in the west of Damascus City and administratively belongs to Az- Zabdani
District in Rural Damascus Governorate. Ein Elfijeh consists of six towns and contains Ein Elfijeh water spring
that feeds all Damascus neighborhoods with water. According to estimate statistics of 2011, the population in
Ein Elfijeh was 24,432 individuals.
Ein Elfijeh Sub-district is surrounded with mountains and includes planted gardens with fruit trees. The surrounding
mountains contain several springs that all end close to the historical Ein Elfijeh building. One part of
the spring water pours into Barada river, and the other part is pumped through two tunnels of 16 km long that
reach to Damascus City…

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