Al Hijāz

Al Hijāz is in and has an elevation of 692 metres. Al Hijāz is situated nearby to .

Notable Places in the Area

The National Museum of Damascus is a museum in the heart of , . Photo: Aziz1005, Public domain.

The or Sultan Selim Mosque is a mosque complex in , , located on the banks of the Barada River. Photo: Bgag, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Umayyad Mosque, also known as the Great Mosque of Damascus, located in the old city of , is one of the largest and oldest mosques in the world. Photo: Hala Chemical, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is the national opera house of . Photo: Bgag, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

, named after Barmakids, is a neighborhood and district of the municipality of , .

( də-MASS-kəs; Arabic: دِمَشْق‎, romanized: Dimašq, Syrian Arabic: is the capital of ; it became the country's largest city in the early 2010s, following the decline in population of during the battle for the city. Photo: علي الصمادي, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a municipality and neighbourhood in , , located 6 kilometers north-east of the city center, to the north of district. is situated 6 km northeast of Al Hijāz. Photo: Muayad hamwi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Al Hijāz

33.5119° or 33° 30' 42.8" north
36.2875° or 36° 17' 15" east
692 metres (2270 feet)
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: Al Hijāz
  • Arabic: الحجاز
  • Al Hijaz

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