Damascus
in Damascus Governorate, Syria

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
33.510 and 36.291 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 33° 30' 36" and E 36° 17' 28"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - SYP
Spoken languages:
Arabic, Kurdish, Armenian, French, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 08:29 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Damascus
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:28 am and 4:27 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Area
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Syria in Western Asia

Safety Score: 4,9 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: 2019-12-09 07:22:40

Discover Damascus

Damascus in Damascus Governorate with it's 1,569,394 citizens is a place in Syria. It's the capital of this country.

Current time in Damascus is now 08:29 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Damascus with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 10 airports near Damascus, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Syria is Damascus International Airport in a distance of 15 mi (or 24 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Syria is Ancient City of Damascus in a distance of 1 mi (or 1 km), East. 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: Al Hajar al Aswad, Babila, Jaramana, Darayya and `Irbin. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 13°C / 56 °F

Morning Temperature 9°C / 47 °F
Evening Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Night Temperature 10°C / 50 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 61%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 44% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 11th of December 2019

13°C (56 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Few clouds, light breeze.

Thursday, 12th of December 2019

16°C (60 °F)
10°C (51 °F)
Moderate rain, scattered clouds.

Friday, 13th of December 2019

14°C (57 °F)
10°C (50 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

FOUR SEASONS DAMASCUS

Address
0,3 mi
SHUKRI AL QUATLI STREET P
Damaskus
Syria

Time Information

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


SEMIRAMIS

Address
0,3 mi
VICTORIA BRIDGE
303 01 Damaskus
Syria

Time Information

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


QUEEN CENTRE ARJAAN BY ROTANA

Address
2,7 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

Damascus, commonly known in Syria as ash-Sham and nicknamed as the City of Jasmine, is the capital and the second largest city of Syria after Aleppo. It borders Quneitra, Daraa and As-Suwayda to the south, Jordan to the east, Homs to the north, and Lebanon to the west. It is also the capital city of one of the country's 14 governorates. In addition to being one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Damascus is a major cultural and religious center of the Levant.

Located at 33.513, 36.292 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Damascus, Amarna letters locations, Ancient Greek sites in Syria, Archaeological sites in Syria, Capitals in Asia, Cities in Syria, Fertile Crescent, Populated places along the Silk Road, Seleucid Empire, Capitals of caliphates

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 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Educational institutions established in 1923, Damascus University, Buildings and structures in Damascus, 1923 establishments in Syria, Libraries in Syria

Commercial Bank of Syria

The Commercial Bank of Syria is the largest commercial bank in Syria with its headquarters located in Damascus. The bank offers commercial banking services including long-term loans in Syrian pounds; armored car service; and collections services. The bank has dozens of branches and ATM's throughout Syria.

Located at 33.5161, 36.2944 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Banks of Syria, Banks established in 1967, Government-owned companies of Syria, Companies based in Damascus

Markaz Rif Dimashq

Markaz Rif Dimashq is a Syrian district administratively belonging to Rif Dimashq governorate. It is a group of municipalities around the City of Damascus (a separate governorate). At the 2004 Census it had a population of 837,804. It surrounds (but does not include) the City of Damascus. Markaz Rif Dimashq has no official administrative centre. With a population of 136,427 inhabitants, the town of Sayyidah Zaynab is the largest city of the district.

Located at 33.513, 36.292 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Markaz Rif Dimashq District

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 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hotels in Damascus, 2005 establishments in Syria

Tekkiye Mosque

The Tekkiye Mosque is a mosque complex in Damascus, Syria, located on the banks of the Barada River. The complex is composed of a large mosque on the southwest side of a courtyard, flanked by a single line of arcaded cells, and a soup kitchen across the courtyard to the northwest, flanked by hospice buildings.

Located at 33.5125, 36.2914 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1550s architecture, Ottoman architecture, Mosques in Damascus, Mimar Sinan buildings

Al-Salimiyah Madrasa

Al-Salimiyah Madrasa is a madrasah in Damascus, Syria. The madrasa was built as a part of the Tekkiye Mosque complex in a separate building to the southeast of the complex. It was built by Selim II in 1566 and is composed of a single row of arcaded cells around a rectangular courtyard, aligned northeast-southwest, with a large domed classroom at the center of the southwest wing.

Located at 33.5125, 36.2922 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in 1566, Ayyubid architecture, Madrasas in Damascus, 1566 establishments in Syria

Yusuf al-Azma Square

Yusuf al-Azma Square, also called al-Muhafaza Square, is an important square in central Damascus, Syria. Named after the late minister of defense Yusuf al-Azma where his statue stands in the middle of the square. The municipality of Damascus is located on the square, along with other official and commercial buildings, including Cham Palace Hotel.

Located at 33.5163, 36.2951 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Squares in Damascus

Hejaz Railway Station

Hejaz Railway Station is a main railway station in central Damascus, Syria close to the Marjeh Square. It was built by the Ottomans between 1913 and 1917 as the northern terminus of the Hejaz railway. The railway was intended to ferry pilgrims to Medina and was designed by the Spanish architect Fernando de Aranda. The station's interior has a beautiful decorated ceiling.

Located at 33.5112, 36.2949 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ottoman architecture, Railway stations opened in 1908, Buildings and structures in Damascus, Rail transport 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 0 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

Timeline of Damascus history

The following is a timeline of the history of Damascus, Syria.

Located at 33.513, 36.292 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
City timelines, History of Damascus, Damascus

Qanawat (Damascus)

Qanawat is a quarted/district in the Syrian capital Damascus. It is located west of the walled city called Old Damascus. Its name goes back to the historic water canal raised up an arcade along Qanawat Street, and passing through the quarter from the west towards the Old City in the east. The headquarters of the Damascus Province Police is located at the neighburhood at Khaled bin al-Walid street . On July 2012, during the Syrian uprising, the Free Syrian Army Rebels attacked the compound.

Located at 33.5084, 36.2951 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighborhoods of Damascus

Districts of the same city

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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