A communique from the Ministry of Interior, dated 1947, for Syria's first post-Mandate census

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The census, which was carried out in March 1947, aimed to map out Syria's population, divided down by sex, region, religion, and ethnicity. The communique asks for maximal cooperation from citizens, saying that a curfew will be imposed, and all work will come to a halt on the day of the census, and Syria's borders will close. Document from the archives of Jamil Murad