in Hama Governorate, Syria
- Crac des Chevaliers and Qal’at Salah El-Din (Unesco heritage, 37 mi)
- Ouadi Qadisha (the Holy Valley) and the Forest of the Cedars of God (Horsh Arz el-Rab) (Unesco heritage, 73 mi)
- Ancient City of Aleppo (Unesco heritage, 79 mi)
- Ancient Villages of Northern Syria (Unesco heritage, 83 mi)
- Baalbek (Unesco heritage, 84 mi)
- Byblos (Unesco heritage, 94 mi)
- Site of Palmyra (Unesco heritage, 94 mi)
- Anjar (Unesco heritage, 108 mi)
- Ancient City of Damascus (Unesco heritage, 115 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 35.132 and 36.758 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 35° 7' 54" and E 36° 45' 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: 08:54 AM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Damascus
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:39 am and 5:57 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2019-10-15 07:21:15
Delve into Ḩamāh
Ḩamāh in Hama Governorate with it's 460,602 habitants is a city located in Syria about 115 mi (or 185 km) north of Damascus, the country's capital town.
Current time in Ḩamāh is now 08:54 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Damascus with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Ḩamāh, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Syria is Bassel Al-Assad International Airport in a distance of 49 mi (or 79 km), 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 37 mi (or 60 km), South-West.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Souran, Ar Rastan, Muhradah, Harbinafsah and Kafr Zayta. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 88 °F
|Morning Temperature||18°C / 65 °F|
|Evening Temperature||24°C / 75 °F|
|Night Temperature||21°C / 69 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1015 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Calm with 1 km/h (0 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Thursday, 17th of October 2019
28°C (82 °F)
19°C (65 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Friday, 18th of October 2019
26°C (79 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Saturday, 19th of October 2019
24°C (76 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.
Videos from this area
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Waterwheel Norias of Hama نواعير حماة in Syria سوريا
The Norias of Hama are a number of norias ("wheels of pots") Water Wheels along the Orontes River in the city of Hama, Syria. Only seventeen of the original norias remain. They are mostly unused...
Siria, Hama, FOTOS MASACRE y DESTRUCCIÓN de CIUDAD por Regimen Genocida de Hafez, 1982
Siria, Hama, FOTOS DE LA MASACRE y DESTRUCCIÓN de la CIUDAD por Regimen Genocida de Hafez al Asad, Padre del Actual Presidente Bashar. Se habla de que hubo entre 40.000 y 70.000 ...
Muere gobernador de Hama, provincia de Siria en bombazo
El gobernador de Hama, una de las provincias de Siria murió este fin de semana a causa de una explosión ocasionada por un coche bomba. El consejo de ministros lamentó el hecho. teleSUR ...
Hama - The Noria mill of al J'berihe حماة - احتراق ناعورة الجعبرية
Association for the Protection of Syrian Archaeology - Website : http://www.apsa2011.com جمعية حماية الآثار السورية https://www.facebook.com/apsa2011.
Hama and it's nouria's, Syria
Hama, the 5th largest city of Syria is famous for it's nouria's. They are up to 20 meters in diameter and were used to irrigate the higher ground around the Orontes river bed. The oldest nouria's...
Groaning Noria at Hama
The sights and sounds of a creaking, groaning noria (ناعورة) on the Orontes River at Hama.
Assad´s Verbrechen gegen Kinder, Syrien, Hama, 07.04.2012
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シリア ハマの水車 (Syria Hama Noria)
2004年7月、シリアはハマの巨大な水車の動画です。 かつてはこの動力で穀物を挽いていたのですが、現在は観光的な色合い が濃くなっています...
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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.
Hama (Hamāh Biblical Ḥamāth, is a city on the banks of the Orontes River in west-central Syria. It is located 213 kilometres north of Damascus and 46 kilometres north of Homs. It is the provincial capital of the Hama Governorate. With a population of 698,928, Hama is the fourth-largest city in Syria after Aleppo, Damascus and Homs. The city is renowned for its seventeen norias used for watering the gardens, which are locally claimed to date back to 1100 BC.
Battle of Hama
The battle of Hama, sometimes called The battle of Hamath, was a battle between the Babylonians and the fleeing remains of the Egyptian army defeated at Carchemish. It was fought near the ancient city Hamath on the Orontes. In this battle Nebuchadrezzar further shattered the remains of Necho II's Egyptian army that he had previously defeated in the Battle of Carchemish. The battle is mentioned in the Babylonian Chronicles, now housed in the British Museum.
Nur al-Din Mosque
The Nur Al-Din Mosque is a Zengid-era mosque in Hama, Syria, located on the banks of the Orontes river. The mosque was erected by Nur ad-Din Zangi in 1172. The square minaret, made of alternating bands of black basalt and yellow limestone, is the mosque's strongest feature. Inside the mosque, the intricately carved wooden minbar still stands as one of the oldest preserved testaments to Islamic history.
Great Mosque of Hama
The Great Mosque of Hama, is a mosque in Hama, Syria. It is located about 400 meters west of the citadel. Built in the 8th century CE, it was heavily damaged in a 1982 uprising, but today it has been completely restored.
Norias of Hama
The Norias of Hama are a number of norias ("wheels of pots") along the Orontes River in the city of Hama, Syria. Only seventeen of the original norias remain. They are mostly unused now and serve an aesthetic purpose. They were called "the most splendid norias ever constructed. " The norias of Hama were submitted as a tentative World Heritage Site by the Syrian Arab Republic in June 1999.
Azm Palace (Hama)
The Azm Palace is an 18th-century Ottoman palace in Hama, Syria located at the center of the city on the banks of the Orontes River, about 400 meters south of the Hama Citadel. Ross Burns, author of Monuments of Syria, reportedly considers the Azm Palace to be "one of the loveliest Ottoman residential buildings in Syria."
The Abu'l-Fida Mosque is an Ayyubid-era mosque in Hama, Syria, located on the banks of the Orontes river. The mosque was erected by Abu'l-Fida in 1326.
These districts belong to Ḩamāh.
- Abi al Fida'
- Al Andalus
- Al Ba`th
- Al Bashurah
- Al Farrayah
- Al Fayha'
- Al Hamidiyah
- Al Hawarinah
- Al Jala'
- Al Jarajimah
- Al Madinah
- Al Mahalibah
- Al Muhafazah
- Al `Ulayliyat
- An Nasr
- Ar Riyadi
- As Sabil
- As Sabuniyah
- As Sina`ah
- Ash Shahba'
- Ash Shamaliyah
- Ash Shari`ah
- Ayn al Lawzah
- Az Zanbaqi
- Bab al Qibli
These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Ḩamāh.
- Al Barudiyah
- Bab al Jisr
- Al `A'idin
- Sharq al Mashfa al Watani wa Dar al Mu`allimat
- Wadi al Jawz
- Al Hasaniyat
- As Sawa`iq
- Suq al Ghanam
- Sharq ad Dawahiriyah
- Sharq Maqbarat as Safa
- Mazari` Jibrin
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Ḩamāh.
- Ar Rastan
- Kafr Zayta
- As Salamiyah
- At Tamani`ah
- Khan Shaykhun
- Jubb Ramlah
- `Ayn an Nasr
- Al Hamra'
- Tall Salhab
- Al Qabw
- As Suqaylibiyah
- Mukharram al Fawqani
- Qal`at al Madiq
- Barri ash Sharqi
- Khirbat Tin Nur
- `Ayn Halaqim
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Hamath, Epiphania, Hama, Epiphaneia, Ḩamāh, Hamah, Ḥamāh, حماة, حماه, Hamao, Хама