Damascus , Dimashq

Damascus: Capital of Syria

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Damascus Quick Facts

Population : 1,754,000
Country : Nabataeans, Mamluk, Herodian dynasty, French Mandate for Syria and the Lebanon, Roman Empire, Abbasid Caliphate, Umayyad Caliphate, Syria, Seljuk Empire, Rashidun Caliphates, Byzantine Empire, Ottoman Empire
State : Dimashq (Syria)
Phone Area Codes : 011
Area : 105 km2
Official name : دمشق
Official language : Arabic
Altitude : 2,231 feet / 680 meters
Capital city : Damascus is capital of Umayyad Caliphate, Damascus Eyalet, Syria Vilayet, Damascus Governorate, Syria
Time Zone : UTC+03:00, UTC+02:00
Local time : 11:03:28 (6th December 2021)
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Location of Damascus on Dimashq map.
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Geography

Damascus is located at 33°30'0"N 36°18'0"E (33.5, 36.3).

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Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
2009 1,711,000 - resident registration
2011 1,754,000 2.45% resident registration

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Local Places in Damascus

Other places with the same name (5)