Al Madīnah al Jāmi‘īyah
in Damascus Governorate, Syria

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
0.000 and 0.000 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 0° 0' 0" and E 0° 0' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - SYP
Spoken languages:
Arabic, Kurdish, Armenian, French, English
Local electricity:
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
Local Time: 07:07 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Asia/Damascus
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
8:02 am and 8:09 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Area
References
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Syria in Western Asia

Safety Score: 5,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning it is not safe to travel Syria.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Syria. Last Update: 2020-07-14 07:22:23

Delve into Al Madīnah al Jāmi‘īyah

The district Al Madīnah al Jāmi‘īyah of in Damascus Governorate is a subburb in Syria a little west of Damascus, the country's capital town.

If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Damascus, Darayya, Qadsayya, Al Hajar al Aswad and Babila. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 34°C / 94 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Evening Temperature 36°C / 97 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 16%
Air Pressure 1008 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Thursday, 16th of July 2020

35°C (94 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 17th of July 2020

33°C (92 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 18th of July 2020

35°C (95 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

SEMIRAMIS

Address
3.301,0 mi
VICTORIA BRIDGE
303 01 Damaskus
Syria

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


FOUR SEASONS DAMASCUS

Address
3.300,9 mi
SHUKRI AL QUATLI STREET P
Damaskus
Syria

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


QUEEN CENTRE ARJAAN BY ROTANA

Address
3.298,2 mi
OLD AIRPORT STREET MAZZEH QUEEN CENTER BUILDING
000 Damaskus
Syria

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Damascus University

The University of Damascus is the largest and oldest university in Syria, located in the capital Damascus and has campuses in other Syrian cities. It was founded in 1923 through the merger of the School of Medicine (established 1903) and the Institute of Law (established 1913), also making it the oldest university in modern-day Syria. Until 1958 it was named the Syrian University, but the name changed after the founding of the University of Aleppo.

Located at 33.5114, 36.2914 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.301 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Educational institutions established in 1923, Damascus University, Buildings and structures in Damascus, 1923 establishments in Syria, Libraries in Syria

Ministry of Defense (Syria)

The Ministry of Defense is a government ministry office of the Syrian Arab Republic, responsible for defense affairs in Syria.

Located at 33.514, 36.2785 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.300 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Defence ministries, Government ministries of Syria, Lists of political office-holders in Syria

Mezzeh prison

Mezzeh prison is a now-defunct Syrian prison overlooking the capital, Damascus. Mezzeh (also transcribed as al-Mazzah, el-Mezze etc. ) is the name of a neighborhood in western Damascus. Both military and political prisoners were held at Mezzeh prison. The prison was an infamous embodiment of Syrian government repression. Widespread human rights abuses and torture has been reported from the Mezzeh prison throughout its history but most notably during the rule of Hafez al-Assad (1970–2000).

Located at 33.5094, 36.2514 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.299 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Damascus, Defunct prisons in Syria, Torture in Syria

Faculty of Medicine of Damascus University

The Faculty of Medicine of Damascus University, founded in 1903, was the first university college established in Syria. The school moved to Beirut temporarily during World War I. At one point later it was called the Arab Medical Institute.

Located at 33.5069, 36.2669 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.299 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Damascus, Damascus University, Schools of medicine in Syria, 1903 establishments in Syria

Faculty of Informatics of Damascus University

The Faculty of Informatics of Damascus University is the first faculty for computer science in Syria. It was established in 1999 as a part of Damascus University, and it awards bachelor's degrees after ten semesters of study, and master's degrees after an extra four semesters. Like most other faculties in Syrian public universities, study plans are fixed. Students can choose among three disciplines beginning from their 7th Semester, viz.

Located at 33.5106, 36.2825 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.300 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Damascus University, Buildings and structures in Damascus, 1999 establishments in Syria

Al-Jalaa Stadium

Al-Jalaa Stadium is a stadium located in Damascus, Syria. It is currently used mostly for football matches. It serves as a home ground of Al-Shorta SC Damascus. The stadium holds 12,000 spectators.

Located at 33.5019, 36.2539 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.299 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Syria, Buildings and structures in Damascus

Higher Institute for Dramatic Arts

Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts was founded in Damascus, Syria in 1977. The institute heralded a new phase in the development of Syrian theatre and drama which begun with the preparation of the next generation of actors on an academic basis. The Institute includes three departments: Acting, Theatrical Critique and Dramatic Arts.

Located at 33.5122, 36.2789 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.300 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Universities in Syria, Education in Damascus, Buildings and structures in Damascus, Educational institutions established in 1977, 1977 establishments in Syria, Higher Institute for Dramatic Arts

Al-Assad National Library

Al-Assad Library is the national library of Syria. It was established in Damascus in 1984 'to gather all books and daily issues in addition to all kinds of literature connected with our "ancestral cultural legacy", then to sort out these materials to serve researchers and scholars and benefit them. ' The building, overlooking the Umayyad Square, covers an area of 22000 m², spread over 9 floors and holds over 40000 titles. It is the legal deposit and copyright for Syria.

Located at 33.5147, 36.2775 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.300 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Library buildings completed in 1984, Libraries in Syria, National libraries, Education in Damascus, Buildings and structures in Damascus, 1984 establishments in Syria, Libraries established in 1984

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Damascus)

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is a war memorial, dedicated to the Syrian soldiers killed during battle. It is visited every year by the President of Syria on Martyrs' Day (May 6). The monument was designed by Prof. Dr. (Architecture) Abdo Kass-Hout and Prof. , Mahmoud Hammad who won a competition organized by the Syrian Ministry of Defense. Erected in 1994, the monument features a dome, symbolizing the universe, and an arch, symbolizing victory.

Located at 33.5258, 36.2547 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.300 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Military monuments and memorials, Monuments in Damascus, Mausoleums in Syria, Buildings and structures completed in 1994

Council of Ministers (Syria)

The Cabinet of Syria is the chief executive body of the Syrian Arab Republic. According to the Constitution of Syria: Section 2 The Council of Ministers Article 115 [Cabinet Cabinet] (1) The cabinet is the state's highest executive and administrative body. It consists of the President of the Council of Ministers, his deputies, and the ministers. It supervises the execution of the laws and regulations and the work of the state machinery and institutions.

Located at 33.5025, 36.2696 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.299 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
2003 in Syria, National cabinets, Government ministers of Syria, Cabinet of Syria

Four Seasons Hotel Damascus

Four Seasons Hotel Damascus is a five-star hotel and part of the Toronto-based Four Seasons luxury hotels and resorts. It is located in the central district of neighborhood of Damascus, Syria. The hotel, financed by the Saudi prince Al-Waleed bin Talal, was opened in 2005 having been completed on time by local contractor Fouad Takla Company. It is located in Shukri Al Quatli Street.

Located at 33.5139, 36.2911 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.301 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hotels in Damascus, 2005 establishments in Syria

Damascus Community School

Damascus Community School is an unlicensed American school founded by the former US secretary of state John Foster Dulles in 1957 in Damascus, Syria. The school was built to promote American ideals and culture and to help steer Syria away from becoming a Soviet satellite.

Located at 33.5172, 36.2822 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.301 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Education in Damascus, International schools in Syria, Buildings and structures in Damascus, 1957 establishments in Syria

Mezzeh

Mezzeh is a municipality and a relatively new neighborhood of Damascus, Syria. It lies to the southwest of central Damascus, along the Mezzeh highway. It started gaining importance when the French constructed the Mezzeh airbase there, which was the main airport in Damascus until Damascus International Airport was opened. It also held the notorious Mezzeh prison until 2000. The current presidential palace in on the top of Mount Mezzeh and overlooks all of Damascus.

Located at 33.5031, 36.2583 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.299 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighborhoods of Damascus

Damascus Opera House

The Damascus Opera House (officially Dar al-Assad for Culture and Arts) is the national opera house of Syria. Inaugurated on 7 May 2004, it is located in central Damascus, on the Umayyad Square.

Located at 33.5122, 36.2786 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.300 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2004 establishments in Syria, Buildings and structures in Damascus, Music venues completed in 2004, Opera houses, Syrian music, Theatres in Syria, Theatres completed in 2004

Umayyad Square

Umayyad Square is a large and important square in Damascus, Syria. It connects the city center with several important highways and areas. The name refers to the Umayyad Caliphate when Damascus was the capital. On 20 June 2011 a massive pro-President al-Assad rally was held in the square as well as in Homs, Aleppo, Sweida, Latakia, Deraa, Hasaka, Tartous as well other locations during the Syrian civil war.

Located at 33.5139, 36.2764 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.300 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Squares in Damascus

Military Intelligence Directorate (Syria)

The Military Intelligence Directorate is the military intelligence service of Syria. Although its roots go back to the French mandate period (1923–1943), its current organization was established in 1969. Its predecessor organisation was called the Deuxième Bureau. It is headquartered at the Defense Ministry headquarters in Damascus. The military intelligence service, or the Mukhabarat in Arabic, is very influential in Syrian politics and is controlled by the President.

Located at 33.514, 36.2785 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.300 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Syrian intelligence agencies, Politics of Lebanon, Military intelligence agencies, Military of Syria

Abu Rummaneh

Abu Rummaneh is an upscale neighborhood west of Damascus, Syria. The quarter is centered around the palm-tree-lined Abu Rummaneh boulevard, known officially as al-Jalaa Boulevard, named for the evacuation of French mandate troops from Syria. The neighborhood serves as Damascus' diplomatic quarter, also housing the Arab Cultural Center and the French Institute for Arab Studies (IFEAD).

Located at 33.5179, 36.2856 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.301 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighborhoods of Damascus, Streets in Damascus

Al Assad University Hospital

Al Assad University Hospital in Damascus is one of the largest teaching hospitals in Syria. It was founded in 1988 and is run by the Ministry of Higher Education. The hospital is affiliated with Damascus University.

Located at 33.5057, 36.2696 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.300 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Teaching hospitals, Hospitals in Syria, Hospitals established in 1988, 1988 establishments in Syria

Ba'ath Party (Syrian-dominated faction)

This article is about the pan-Arab Ba'ath Party, which controls the Syrian-led Ba'ath movement. For its branch which controls Syria, see Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party – Syria Region Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party File:Logo of the Ba'ath Party.

Located at 33.5064, 36.2869 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.300 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Arab nationalist political parties, Arab socialist political parties, Ba'athist parties, Parties of single-party systems, History of the Middle East, Socialist parties in Syria, Socialist parties in Lebanon, Political parties in Iraq, Palestinian political parties, Political parties in Sudan, Political parties established in 1966, 1966 establishments in Syria

Kafr Sousa

Kafr Sousa كفر سوسة is a municipality and a neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria.

Located at 33.4983, 36.2772 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.300 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighborhoods of Damascus

18 July 2012 Damascus bombing

The 18 July 2012 Damascus bombing refers to the bombing of the National Security headquarters in Rawda Square, Damascus, killing and injuring a number of top military and security officials of Bashar al-Assad's government. Among the dead were the Syrian Defense Minister and Deputy Defense Minister, The incident occurred during the Syrian civil war, and is considered to be one of the most notorious events to affect the conflict.

Located at 33.5211, 36.2828 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.301 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Terrorist incidents in Syria in 2012, Assassinations, History of Damascus

Shami Hospital

Al-Shami Hospital is a central hospital in Al-Malky street, Damascus, Syria. It is used by Syria's political and military elite.

Located at 33.52, 36.2683 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.300 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Damascus, Hospitals in Syria

Rawda Square

Al-Rawda Square is a square in north-west Damascus. The square is the location of the National Security Building, where the Defence Minister as well as President Bashar al-Assad’s brother-in-law were assassinated On July 18, 2012 during the Syrian civil war.

Located at 33.5211, 36.2828 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.301 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Squares in Damascus

Presidential Palace, Damascus

Presidential Palace is the residence for the President of Syria, located in Damascus. It is located in the West of the city, on Mount Mezzeh North of Mezzeh neighborhood, next to Mount Qasioun and overlooks the city. The main building covers 31,500 square meters (340,000 square feet). The entire plateau of Mount Mezzeh is part of the palace premises and is surrounded by a security wall and guard watchtowers.

Located at 33.5175, 36.2517 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.299 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Palaces in Syria, Government of Syria, Presidential palaces, Buildings and structures completed in 1990, Buildings and structures in Damascus

Tishreen Palace

Teshreen Palace is the residence for the President of Syria, located in Damascus. It is located in the Ar Rabwah neighborhood, South of Mount Qasioun. The building covers 10,000 square meters (108,000 square feet). During the Syrian civil war, there were reports that rebels fired mortars at the palace. The palace was used as the primary residence of the Assad family, until the construction of Presidential Palace on Mount Mazzeh was finished in the early 90's.

Located at 33.5189, 36.2622 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.300 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Palaces in Syria, Government of Syria, Presidential palaces


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Al Madīnah al Jāmi‘īyah, المدينة الجامعية