Karkamış, aka Kargamış is a town and district of in southeastern , next to the site of ancient Karkemish. The population of the town was 2,998 in 2010.

Notable Places in the Area

, also spelled Karkemish was an important ancient capital in the northern part of the region of Syria. Photo: JoJan, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a city administratively belonging to .


36.832° or 36° 49' 55.1" north
37.9994° or 37° 59' 58" east
Open Location Code
357 metres (1,171 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 961669400
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: كركميش
  • Armenian: Ճարապլուս
  • Asturian; Bable: Karkamış (distritu)
  • Asturian; Bable: Karkamış
  • Cebuano: Karkamış
  • Chinese: Karkamış
  • Dutch: Karkamış
  • French: Kargamış
  • French: Karkamış
  • German: Karkamis
  • German: Karkamış
  • Italian: Distretto di Karkamış
  • Japanese: カルカミス
  • Kurdish: Girgamêş, Entab
  • Kurdish: Girgamêş
  • Kurdish: Kargamish
  • Kurdish: Kargamiş
  • Kurdish: Kargamış
  • Kurdish: گرگامێش،ئە نتاب
  • Letzeburgesch: Karkamış
  • Malay (generic): Karkamış
  • Min Nan Chinese: Karkamış
  • Norwegian: Karkamış
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Karkamış
  • Persian: کارکامش
  • Polish: Karkamış
  • Russian: Каркамыш
  • Scots: Karkamis
  • Scots: Karkamış
  • Swahili (generic): Karkamış
  • Turkish: Kargamış
  • Turkish: Karkamış
  • Urdu: کارکامش
  • Vietnamese: Karkamış
  • Western Mari: Каркамыш
  • Western Panjabi: ضلع کارگامش
  • Barak
  • Carablus
  • Carabulus
  • Karakamış
  • Karkamysh

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