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About Kafr Buhum



Kafr Buhum town located in middle of Syria and administratively belong to Hama Governorate.

All sources indicate that the current name of the town is derived from :

The first part of the name is (Kfar) in the Syriac language means "farm" or "village"

The second part has several possible meanings, including:

•    A Plural of the word Pehmi that in the Syriac language means "rock".

•    Buhum In the Syriac language means a strong man.

•    Kafr Abu in the Syriac language means "large house".

•    Kafr Ebham: Ebham is Arabic word means "thumb", this name is coming from a thumb of Saint George, which is existing in the Saint George Church in the town