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Attractions in Damascus, Syria

Attractions in Damascus, Syria

Attractions According to abbreviationfinder, Damascus is the capital of Syria.┬áThe old town is based on ancient patterns and is characterized by medieval buildings. It is still largely surrounded by a wall with city gates. The suburbs, which grew in the Middle Ages, have been modernized in the last decades of the 20th century. The city has expanded considerably in all directions, with residential and commercial areas. In the center of the old town is the Umayyad Mosque (Great Mosque), which…

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Syria Guide

Syria Guide

Syria – country information Country name Syria Official name Syrian Arab Republic Capital Damascus Continent Asia Area 185,180 km2 Population 21,898,000 (2013) Foundation of a state 17/04/1946 The highest mountains Jabal al-Sheikh (Hermon) 2814 m Longest rivers Euphrates 2720 km (in the country 575 km) State system a republic with a unicameral parliament and multiple parties integrated in a united front The biggest cities Dimash al-Sham (capital) 1,625,000, Halab 1,575,000, Hims 580,000 Official language Arabic Ethnicity/National Composition Arabs 91%, Kurds…

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