in Tartus Governorate, Syria

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
34.889 and 35.887 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 34° 53' 20" and E 35° 53' 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: 05:59 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Asia/Damascus
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:23 am and 4:25 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: 2023-11-29 08:14:52

Delve into Tartouss

Tartouss in Tartus Governorate with it's 89,457 habitants is located in Syria about 98 mi (or 158 km) north of Damascus, the country's capital town.

Current time in Tartouss is now 05:59 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Damascus with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 9 airports close to Tartouss, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Syria is Bassel Al-Assad International Airport in a distance of 36 mi (or 57 km), North. 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 23 mi (or 36 km), East.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Arwad, As Sawda, Khirbat al Ma`azzah, Himmin and Ra's al Khashufah. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 16°C / 61 °F

Morning Temperature 10°C / 50 °F
Evening Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Night Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 51%
Air Pressure 1021 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 2% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Thursday, 30th of November 2023

16°C (61 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Friday, 1st of December 2023

18°C (65 °F)
14°C (58 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Saturday, 2nd of December 2023

20°C (68 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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

Leaving Tartous.. مدينة طرطوس

Published: November 07, 2009
Length: 52:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 840jwd

من بولمان القدموس أثناء مغادرته الى دمشق.

كورنيش طرطوس Syria-Tartous

Published: November 08, 2009
Length: 38:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 840jwd

كورنيش طرطوس ....Syria-Tartous

Published: November 07, 2009
Length: 56:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 840jwd

Atour above Tartous جولة فوق محافظة طرطوس

Published: March 09, 2014
Length: 27:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: tartous syriatourism

تم تسجيل الجولة بواسطة برنامج جوجل إيرث، وهي عبارة عن زيارة لمناطق طرطوس الرئيسية. تم إعداد الجولة في مديرية...

حملة عيد الميلاد - أحرار طرطوس

Published: December 26, 2012
Length: 36:53 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Tartous Land

قام أحرار طرطوس وأحرار بانياس بالمشاركة بحملة عيد الميلاد مع لجان التنسيق المحلية وقدمو أغنية مميزة كرسال...

أحرار طرطوس - مناشير أضراب العزة

Published: December 02, 2012
Length: 07:48 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Tartous Land

قام أحرار طرطوس بالتعاون مع نحل الساحل في يومي الخميس والجمعة 29-30 من شهر تشرين الثاني بتوزيع مناشير أضراب...

عمل تجسيدي لمجزرة جامعة حلب من أحرار طرطوس

Published: January 28, 2013
Length: 26:50 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Tartous Land

عمل تجسيدي لمجزرة جامعة حلب قام به أحرار طرطوس الخلود لذكرى الشهداء ...الحرية للمعتقلين ...النصر للثورة https://ww...

حماه الديار النشيد السوري.flv

Published: December 04, 2009
Length: 07:05 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: ابو نزيه الشقرة

طرطوس- حي الملعب: مظاهرة 19-5-2012

Published: May 19, 2012
Length: 59:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: sorry sy

خرجت مظاهرةفي حي الملعب في مدينة طرطوس مطالبة بالمعتقلين , وقد هتفوا بأسقاط النظام الوحشي الذي يفتعل التفجي...

فعاليات شعبية و رسمية في طرطوس تحتفي بالجيش العربي السوري

Published: August 01, 2013
Length: 01:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Muhammad Hasan

تقرير مراسل الاخبارية في طرطوس محمد حسن.

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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.


Tartus is a city on the Mediterranean coast of Syria. Tartus is the second largest port city in Syria, and the largest city in Tartus Governorate. The population is 115,769 (2004 census). It borders Latakia to the north and Homs to the east and south. The native language in Tartus is Syrian Arabic. It is a major port city in Syria that brings in countless goods every day which then get shipped to the big cities. In the summer it is a vacation sport for many Syrians living in the city.

Located at 34.8833, 35.8833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities in Syria, Populated coastal places in Syria, Populated places in Tartus District, Crusader castles, Roman colonies, Mediterranean port cities and towns in Syria, Tartus, Cultural Sites on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List, Fertile Crescent


Arwad – formerly known as Arado, Arados, Arvad, Arpad, Arphad, and Antiochia in Pieria, also called Ruad Island – located in the Mediterranean Sea, is the only inhabited island in Syria. The town of Arwad takes up the entire island. It is located 3 kilometres from Tartus, Syria's second largest port. Today, it is mainly a fishing town. (Arados was also a Greek name for Muharraq near Bahrain.

Located at 34.8561, 35.8583 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Tartus District, Ancient Greek sites in Syria, Hellenistic colonies, Phoenician cities, Mediterranean islands, Islands of Syria, Hebrew Bible cities, Cultural Sites on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List, States and territories established in the 2nd millennium BC, Archaeological sites in Tartus Governorate, Populated coastal places in Syria, Towns in Syria

Cathedral of Our Lady of Tortosa

Cathedral of Our Lady of Tortosa was a Crusader-era cathedral in the city of Tartus, Syria. It was built by the Crusaders in the mid-twelfth century and functioned as both a fortress and a church. It has been described by historians as the best-preserved religious structure of the crusades. It now serves as the National Museum of Tartus.

Located at 34.8917, 35.8778 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Tartus, Churches in Syria, Museums in Syria

Fall of Ruad

The Fall of Ruad in 1302/3 was one of the culminating events of the Crusades in the Eastern Mediterranean. When the garrison on the tiny Isle of Ruad fell, it marked the loss of the last Crusader outpost on the coast of the Levant.

Located at 34.8561, 35.8583 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Crusades, Sieges involving Syria, Battles involving the Mongols, Battles involving Arab Egypt, 14th century in Syria, Military history of Syria, 1300s in Asia, Conflicts in 1302, Conflicts in 1303

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Antaradus, Tartoûs, Tartouss, Ţarţūs, طرطوس, محافظة طرطوس, Tartus, Tartous, טרטוס, Тартус