As Salamīyah
in Hama Governorate, Syria

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
35.011 and 37.053 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 35° 0' 40" and E 37° 3' 11"
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: 08:00 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Asia/Damascus
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:28 am and 5:47 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2023-03-25 08:16:39

Delve into As Salamīyah

As Salamīyah in Hama Governorate with it's 94,887 habitants is a city located in Syria about 112 mi (or 181 km) north of Damascus, the country's capital town.

Current time in As Salamīyah is now 08:00 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Damascus with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to As Salamīyah, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Syria is Bassel Al-Assad International Airport in a distance of 68 mi (or 109 km), North-West. 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 Crac des Chevaliers and Qal’at Salah El-Din in a distance of 48 mi (or 76 km), West.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Barri ash Sharqi, Mukharram al Fawqani, `Ayn an Nasr, Sabburah and Al Hamra'. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 19°C / 66 °F

Morning Temperature 11°C / 53 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Night Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 56%
Air Pressure 1007 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 12 km/h (7 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 94% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Sunday, 26th of March 2023

15°C (60 °F)
12°C (53 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 27th of March 2023

17°C (62 °F)
11°C (52 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 28th of March 2023

18°C (64 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Siria, Hama, As-Salamiyah, Manifestantes griran El Pueblo Sirio quiere la LIBERTAD, 15/04/2011

Published: April 16, 2011
Length: 02:53 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: omalalsouri

Siria, Hama, As-Salamiyah Manifestantes griran El Pueblo Sirio quiere la LIBERTAD, 15/04/2011. Cabe recordar que esta ciudad fue Bombardeada con la Aviación y Artellería por el fallecido...

Water wheels of Hama Technotrekker's photos around Hama, Syria (the water wheels of hama syria)

Published: November 10, 2010
Length: 19:11 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

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حصرياً سليم درويش 2014 زنود السمر ( قبل الكل - أنت من سلمية لكـ تشكل آسي )

Published: May 02, 2014
Length: 21:37 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Rana RanoOosH

سليم درويش فنان سلمية المبدع أغنية جديدة بعنوان زنود السمر والله محيي الجيش :)

ضيعة الماغوط القديمة - هبت هبوب الشمالي

Published: March 04, 2015
Length: 22:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Khaled TheSyrian

أغنية هبت هبوب الشمالي من مسرحية شقائق النعمان لمحمد الماغوط غناء: وليد زينو من تراث منطقة سَلَميّة في وسط...

اشتعال النيران وتصاعد الدخان داخل معسكر ملوك جراء القصف بالمدافع من عيار 120 مم

Published: April 06, 2014
Length: 33:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: تلبيسة مباشر

اشتعال النيران وتصاعد الدخان داخل معسكر ملوك جراء القصف بالمدافع من عيار 120 مم جراء قصفه من قبل اللواء 313 في المنطقة الوسطى - مدينة تلبيسة.

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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.


Shmemis also ash-Shmemis, ash-Shmamis) is a castle located 5 km north west of Salamiyah and 30 km south east from Hama. The castle was first built, on top of an extinct volcano, in the 1st century BC by Sampsiceramus I, the first Priest King of the Royal family of Emesa. Most of the original structure was subsequently destroyed by an earthquake. It was later destroyed by the Persian king Khosrau II in AD 613. It was rebuilt in AD 1229 by Assad ud-Din Shirkoh, an Ayyubid governor of Homs.

Located at 35.0368, 37.0135 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Castles in Syria, Royal Family of Emesa, Roman Syria, Buildings and structures in Homs Governorate


Salamiyah is a city and district in western Syria, in the Hama Governorate. It is located 33 km southeast of Hama, 45 km northeast of Homs. The city is nicknamed the "mother of Cairo" because it was the birthplace of the second Fatamid Caliph Muhammad al-Qaim Bi-Amrillah, who's dynasty would eventually establish the city of Cairo, and the early headquarters of his father Ubayd Allah al-Mahdi Billah who founded the Fatamid Caliphate.

Located at 35.0118, 37.0525 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities in Syria, Populated places in al-Salamiyah District, Royal Family of Emesa

Royal family of Emesa

The royal family of Emesa, also known as the Emesani Dynasty or the Sempsigerami of Emesa, sometimes known as The Sampsiceramids were a ruling Roman client dynasty of priest-kings in Emesa, Syria Province. They can be viewed both as Arameans and Arabs.

Located at 35.0368, 37.0135 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Royal families, Homs, Royal Family of Emesa, Roman Syria, Rulers of Syria

Chmemis Castle

Chmemis Castle is located at 5 km northwest of Salamiyah city in Syria, on an isolated mountain, which is part of the mountain range of al-Ola. The first construction dates back to the Chmemisgram family princes who ruled the city of Homs in late Hellenistic and early Roman period. This fortress has survived until the Persians had destroyed and burnt like all the fortifications in the Middle East that they took. The castle was rebuilt by the Ayyubid Cherkouh.

Located at 35.037, 37.0135 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
World Heritage Sites in Syria

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Salamiyeh, Salamias, Selemīya, Selemié, Sélémîyé, Salamīyah, As Salamīyah, سلمية, السلمية, Salamiyah