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Maten al-Sahel (Arabic: متن الساحل‎), also known as Maten Arnouk, is a village in Tartous Governorate, northwestern Syria
Originally named for the prominent Arnouk family land owners, the Syrian government renamed the village Maten al-Sahel, “Coast”. This village is located 280 km north-west of Damascus, near the Mediterranean coast. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Maten al-Sahel had a population of 2,101 in the 2004 census. The majority of the population are members of the Eastern Orthodox Christian community, with an Alawite Muslim minority.