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Damascus Governorate (Arabic: مُحافظة دمشق Muḥāfaẓat Dimashq) is one of the 14 governorates of Syria and consists of only the city of Damascus and the suburb of Yarmouk Camp. The governorate is completely surrounded on all sides by Rif Dimashq Governorate.
Cities, towns & villages in Dimashq
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DamascusDamascus (Arabic: دمشق‎‎ Dimashq IPA: [ˈdimaʃq]) is the capital and the largest city of Syria after Aleppo prior to the civil war. It is now most likely the largest city of Syria, due to the decline in population of Aleppo because of the ongoing battle for the city. It is commonly known in Syria as ash-Sham (Arabic: الشام‎‎ ash-Shām) and nicknamed as the City of Jasmine (Arabic: مدينة Madīnat al-Yāsmīn). In addition to being one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Damascus is a major cultural and religious centre of the Levant. The city has an estimated population of 1,711,000 as of 2009. Show Damascuson the map
JawbarJobar (Arabic: جوبر‎‎) also spelled Jawbar, Jober or Joubar, is a municipality of the Syrian capital Damascus. A once historical village on the outskirts of Damascus, it is now a suburb of the capital city. It lies 2 km northeast of the old city walls. It contains the most venerated site for Syrian Jews, an ancient 2,000-year-old synagogue and shrine in commemoration of the biblical prophet Elijah, which has been a place of Jewish pilgrimage for many centuries. In 2013, during the Syrian civil war, it was the site of several chemical attacks. Today Jobar lies in ruins due to ongoing battles between regular Syrian Army and various opposition groups. Show Jawbaron the map
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DummarDummar (Arabic: دمر‎‎) is a municipality in Damascus, Syria, northwest of the city center. It is the largest suburb of Damascus by area. Show Dummaron the map
Al BarāmikahBaramkeh (Arabic: is a neighborhood and district of the Qanawat municipality of Damascus, Syria. It had a population of 14,969 in the 2004 census. The neighborhood was founded during the late 19th century, during Ottoman rule. A military secondary school was established in Baramkeh in 1890s. The district contains a campus of the Damascus University. Show Al Barāmikahon the map
Al QadamQadam is a municipality and a neighborhood in the southern part Damascus, Syria, due west of Yarmouk Camp. Show Al Qadamon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Dimashq
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Damascus GovernorateDamascus Governorate (Arabic: مُحافظة دمشق‎‎ Muḥāfaẓat Dimashq) is one of the 14 governorates of Syria and consists of only the city of Damascus and the suburb of Yarmouk Camp. The governorate is completely surrounded on all sides by Rif Dimashq Governorate.Show on map
Different buildings in Dimashq
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Bāb KīsānBab Kisan (Arabic: باب كيسان, meaning \"The Kisan Gate\") is one of the seven ancient city-gates of Damascus, Syria. The gate, which is now located in the southeastern part of the Old City, was named in memory of a slave who became famous during a conquest by the Caliph Mu'awiya. The wall was built during the Roman era and was dedicated to Saturn. Bab Kisan was the escape route of St Paul. \n* A partition of the origin walls of Damaskus, called St. Paul's wall (c.1861) \n* Bab Kisan where St. Paul escaped from Damascus \n* Bab KisanShow on map
Bāb TūmāBab Tuma (Arabic: باب توما, meaning: \"Thomas’ Gate\") is a borough of Old Damascus in Syria, one of the seven gates inside the historical walls of the city, and a geographic landmark of Early Christianity. It owes its name to Thomas, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ. In the 16th century, following the conquest of Antioch and Alexandretta by Ottoman Turks, the borough of Bab Tuma became the seat of the Greek Orthodox and Greek Catholic Churches for the Northern Levant (Syria, Lebanon and Southern Turkey).Show on map
Mezzeh Military AirportMezzeh Military Airport (also spelled Mazzeh) is a Syrian Air Force installation located in Mezzeh, Damascus, Syria, south-west of the old centre of Damascus. It has one runway of 8258ft length, at elevation 2407ft. In mid-2013 the airport was described by the BBC as \"an important strategic installation [which] plays a significant role in distributing the government's military supplies.\" Reuters reported in mid-2013 that it was \"used by Syria's elite Republican Guards, Special Forces and Air Force Intelligence, [and] also serves as a private airport for the Assad family.\" It also said that during the Syrian civil war the base was \"used to fire rockets and artillery at rebellious Sunni Muslim neighbourhoods on the edge of the capital.\"Show on map
Bāb al JābiyahBab al-Jabiya (Arabic: باب Gate of the Water Trough) or the Gate of Jupiter is one of the seven ancient city-gates of Damascus, Syria. Bab al-Jabiya was the main entrance on the city's west side. The gate opens on Medhat Pasha Souq, which is the modern western half of the Street Called Straight, the Roman east-west artery (decumanus), which still connects it to Bab Sharqi (the Roman \"Gate of the Sun\"). The gate's modern name dates to the Umayyad period and comes from the name of al-Jabiya in the Golan Heights, then the capital city of the Ghassanids, allies of the Roman Empire.Show on map
Bāb SharqīBab Sharqi (Arabic: باب شرقي‎‎; \"The Eastern Gate\"), also known as the Gate of the Sun, is one of the seven ancient city gates of Damascus, Syria, and the only original Roman gate still standing. Its modern name comes from its location in the eastern side of the city. The gate also gives its name to the Christian quarter surrounding it. The grand facade of the gate was reconstructed in the 1960s.Show on map
Maḩaţţat al ḨijāzHejaz Railway Station (Arabic: محطة الحجاز‎‎) is a main railway station in central Damascus, Syria close to the Marjeh Square. It was designed by the Spanish architect Fernando de Aranda.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Dimashq
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Jabal QāsiyūnMount Qasioun (Arabic: جبل قاسيون‎‎, transliterated as Jabal Qāsiyūn) is a mountain overlooking the city of Damascus, Syria. It has a range of restaurants, from which the whole city can be viewed. As the city has expanded over the years, some districts have been established on the foot of the mountain. Its highest point is 1,151 metres (3,776 ft). The mountain has been heavily entrenched with Syrian government forces since the start of the Syrian Civil War.Show on map