Al Kiswah
in Rif-dimashq Governorate, Syria

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
33.358 and 36.242 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 33° 21' 29" and E 36° 14' 30"
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: 05:36 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Damascus
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:27 am and 7:48 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: 2024-06-25 08:19:33

Delve into Al Kiswah

Al Kiswah in Rif-dimashq Governorate with it's 23,526 habitants is a town located in Syria a little south of Damascus, the country's capital town.

Time in Al Kiswah is now 05:36 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Damascus with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 10 airports closer to Al Kiswah, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Syria is Damascus International Airport in a distance of 16 mi (or 26 km), 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 11 mi (or 18 km), North.

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

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 38°C / 100 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Evening Temperature 36°C / 96 °F
Night Temperature 29°C / 85 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 9%
Air Pressure 1004 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 16 km/h (10 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 26th of June 2024

37°C (99 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 27th of June 2024

38°C (101 °F)
32°C (89 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 28th of June 2024

38°C (100 °F)
29°C (85 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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ᴴᴰ Tanks with GoPro's™ storming South Darayya Syria Part I *subtitles*

Published: June 25, 2013
Length: 54:51 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Tanks in Space

Terrifying GoPro footage from T-72 Tanks in Syria's war zone. Get in the driver's seat of a Tank as it spews its destruction through South Darayya, Damascus. . .. . . .. . ▻More ▻▻...

ᴴᴰ Мужчины против танков - Мощные танковые атаки Дарайе 36m

Published: February 23, 2013
Length: 33:15 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Tanks in Space

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Published: March 18, 2013
Length: 59:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ramez Daryya

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Published: April 08, 2013
Length: 24:24 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Protect Syrian Archaeology

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Published: March 31, 2013
Length: 14:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ramez Daryya

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Published: April 14, 2013
Length: 49:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ramez Daryya

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Length: 12:43 min
Rating: 5 of 5
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Published: April 14, 2013
Length: 00:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ramez Daryya

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Published: June 11, 2013
Length: 55:22 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Souhail Chalabi

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Published: April 10, 2013
Length: 37:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ramez Daryya

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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.

Battle of Kissoué

The Battle of Kissoué (17 June 1941) was part of the Allied advance on Damascus in Syria during the Syria-Lebanon campaign in World War II. The battle is noted for the confrontation between Vichy French and the Free French Forces. The Free French met with stiff resistance from the Vichy French.

Located at 33.3522, 36.2331 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Syria–Lebanon Campaign, Battles and operations of World War II, Military history of India during World War II, Military battles of Vichy France, 1941 in France, 1941 in Syria

Battle of Marj al-Saffar (1303)

The Battle of Marj al-Saffar (or Marj al-Suffar), also known as the Battle of Shaqhab, took place on April 20 through April 22, 1303 between the Mamluks and the Mongols and their Armenian allies near Kiswe, Syria, just south of Damascus. The battle, a disastrous defeat for the Mongols, put an end to Ghazan Khan's invasions of Syria.

Located at 33.3608, 36.2482 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Conflicts in 1303, Battles involving the Mongols, 14th century in Syria, Military history of Syria, Wars involving the Mamluk Sultanate (Cairo), Battles involving Armenia, 1300s in Asia

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kiswe, Kiswah, Kisoué, Kisswa, Kisweh, Kissoue, Al Kiswah, Kesweh, الكسوة, كسوة