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Damascus is the capital of and its largest city, with about 4.5 million people. Established between 10,000 to 8,000 BC, Damascus is credited with being the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world.
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Damascus

  • Location: , , ,
  • Population: 1,750,000
  • IATA airport code: DAM
  • United Nations Location Code: SY DAM
  • Latitude: 33° 30' 36.7" (33.5102°) north
  • Longitude: 36° 17' 28.6" (36.2913°) east
  • Elevation: 701 meters (2300 feet)
  • Wikidata: Damascus
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Achinese: Damsyik, Albanian: Damasku, Amharic: ደማስቆ, Arabic: دمشق, Aragonese: Domás, Armenian: Դամասկոս, Arpitan: Damas, Avaric: Димишкъ, Azerbaijani: Dəməşq, Banjar: Damsyik, Bashkir: Дамаск, Basque: Damasko, Belarusian: Горад Дамаск, Bengali: দামেস্ক, Bosnian: Damask, Breton: Damask, Bulgarian: Дамаск, Burmese: ဒမားစကပ်မြို့, Catalan: Damasc, Central Kurdish: دیمەشق, Chechen: Димашкъ, Chinese: 大马士革, Church Slavic: Дамаскъ, Chuvash: Дамаск, Cornish: Damask, Croatian: Damask, Czech: Damašek, Danish: Damaskus, Dhivehi: ދިމިޝްޤު, Dimli (individual language): Şam, Eastern Mari: Дамаск, Egyptian Arabic: دمشق
Esperanto: Damasko, Extremaduran: Damascu, Finnish: Damaskos, French: Damas, Galician: Damasco, Georgian: დამასკი, German: Damaskus, Gothic: 𐌳𐌰𐌼𐌰𐍃𐌺𐍉/Damasko, Greek: Δαμασκός, Guarani: Ndamáko, Hawaiian: Kamakeko, Hebrew: דמשק, Hindi: दमिश्क, Hungarian: Damaszkusz, Icelandic: Damaskus, Indonesian: Damaskus, Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Damasco, Irish: An Damaisc, Italian: Damasco, Japanese: ダマスカス, Kannada: ಡಮಾಸ್ಕಸ್, Kazakh: Дамаск, Kinyarwanda: Damasiko, Kirghiz: Дамаск, Korean: 다마스쿠스, Kurdish: Şam, Ladino: Damask, Latvian: Damaska, Ligurian: Damasco, Lithuanian: Damaskas, Lombard: Damasch, Macedonian: Дамаск
Malagasy: Damaskosy, Malay (macrolanguage): Damsyik, Malayalam: ദമാസ്കസ്, Marathi: दमास्कस, Mazanderani: دمشق, Mongolian: Дамаск, Newari: दमास्कस, Norwegian: Damaskus, Occitan (post 1500): Damasc, Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܕܪܡܣܘܩ, Oriya (macrolanguage): ଡାମାସକସ, Ossetian: Дамаск, Panjabi: ਦਮਸ਼ਕ, Persian: دمشق, Piemontese: Damasch, Polish: Damaszek, Portuguese: Damasco, Pushto: د مشق, Romanian: Damasc, Russian: Дамаск, Rusyn: Дамаск, Samogitian: Damaskos, Sardinian: Damasco, Serbian: Дамаск, Serbo-Croatian: Damask, Sicilian: Damascu, Slovak: Damask, Slovenian: Damask, Somali: Dimishiq, Spanish: Damasco, Swahili (macrolanguage): Dameski, Swedish: Damaskus
Tagalog: Damasko, Tajik: Димишқ, Tamil: திமிஷ்கு, Tatar: Dimäşq, Thai: ดามัสกัส, Tibetan: དྷ་མ་སི་ཁོ་སི།, Turkish: Şam, Turkmen: Damask, Uighur: دەمەشىق, Ukrainian: Дамаск, Upper Sorbian: Damask, Urdu: دمشق, Uzbek: Damashq, Volapük: Dimäjk, Waray (Philippines): Damasko, Western Panjabi: دمشق, Yakut: Дамаскус, Yiddish: דמשק, Yoruba: Dàmáskù, Yue Chinese: 大馬士革, Al-Shām, Cham, Dammeseq, Dimashk, Dimashk al-Shām, Dimashq, Dimeshki esh Sham, Dimishq, Esh Shām

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