in Hama Governorate, Syria

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Location Summary
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: 10:20 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Damascus
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:24 am and 7:50 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: 2022-07-05 08:09:53

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 10:20 PM (Tuesday). 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: 32°C / 89 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 23%
Air Pressure 1005 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 17 km/h (10 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 6th of July 2022

30°C (86 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Sky is clear, strong breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 7th of July 2022

30°C (87 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Sky is clear, strong breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 8th of July 2022

32°C (89 °F)
24°C (76 °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.

Waterwheel Norias of Hama نواعير حماة in Syria سوريا‎

Published: February 16, 2014
Length: 14:25 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: rndomn8

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...

Syria Hama

Published: September 02, 2008
Length: 45:46 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Aydin1986

Hungarian tourists in Syria (Hama)

Siria, Hama, FOTOS MASACRE y DESTRUCCIÓN de CIUDAD por Regimen Genocida de Hafez, 1982

Published: May 15, 2011
Length: 52:30 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: omalalsouri

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

Published: August 26, 2013
Length: 27:17 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: teleSUR tv

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 ...

Norias in Hama

Published: August 12, 2010
Length: 08:24 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: mojputopis

Listen the sound of old norias in Hama, Syria.

Hama - The Noria mill of al J'berihe حماة - احتراق ناعورة الجعبرية

Published: August 12, 2014
Length: 34:55 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Protect Syrian Archaeology

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

Published: May 25, 2010
Length: 03:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Pim Van den Berg

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

Published: June 17, 2009
Length: 19:02 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: fhartha

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

Published: April 07, 2012
Length: 12:44 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: katelbashar

شبكة أخبار حمص-ديربعلبة https://www.facebook.com/derb3albe.

シリア ハマの水車 (Syria Hama Noria)

Published: June 19, 2011
Length: 41:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5

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.

Located at 35.1333, 36.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Hama, Hittite cities, Aramaean cities, Ancient Persia, Cities in Syria, Syro-Hittite states, Canaanite cities, History of Syria, Fertile Crescent, English heroic legends, History of the Germanic peoples, Medieval legends, German heroic legends, Old English poetry, People in Norse mythology and legends

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.

Located at 35.1333, 36.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
605 BC, 7th-century BC conflicts, Battles involving Babylonia, Battles involving ancient Egypt

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.

Located at 35.135, 36.7525 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in 1172, Mosques in Hama, Arabic architecture

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.

Located at 35.1342, 36.7453 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
8th-century architecture, Arabic architecture, Umayyad architecture, Mosques in Hama, Conversion of non-Muslim places of worship into mosques

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.

Located at 35.1353, 36.7531 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Aqueducts in Syria, Buildings and structures in Hama, Cultural Sites on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List

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."

Located at 35.1339, 36.7536 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Palaces in Syria, Museums in Syria, Houses completed in 1742, Buildings and structures in Hama

Abu'l-Fida Mosque

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.

Located at 35.1395, 36.7491 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mosques in Hama, Arabic architecture

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Hamath, Epiphania, Hama, Epiphaneia, Ḩamāh, Hamah, Ḥamāh, حماة, حماه, Hamao, Хама