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As-Suwayda

السويداء
The Roman amphitheatre
The Roman amphitheatre
Country  Syria
Governorate As Suwayda Governorate
District As-Suwayda District
Population
 (2004 census)
 • City 73,641
 • Metro
138,822
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) +3
Area code(s) 16

As-Suwayda' (Arabic: السويداء / ALA-LC: as-Suwaydā’), also spelled Sweida, is a mainly Druze city in southwestern Syria. It is the capital of Muhafazat as-Suwayda', one of Syria's 14 governorates.

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