Aleppo is the largest city in - population 2.1 million. Its old city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Aleppo has about 2,300,000 residents and an elevation of 401 meters.
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The is a large medieval fortified palace in the centre of the old city of Aleppo, northern . Photo: Memorino, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Bāb Antakiya is a critical defense gate in Aleppo, and protects the city from the west. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Saint Elijah Cathedral, is an Eastern Catholic church in Aleppo, , located in the Christian quarter of al-Jdayde. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

The , also known as the Great Synagogue of Aleppo, Joab's Synagogue or Al-Bandara Synagogue, has been a Jewish place of worship since the 5th century C.E. in Aleppo. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.


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