Damascus

Damascus is the capital of and the fourth holiest city in Islam. It became the country's largest city in 2010, following the decline in population of during the battle for the city.
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Mosque
The Umayyad Mosque, also known as the Great Mosque of Damascus, located in the old city of Damascus, is one of the largest and oldest mosques in the world. Photo: Argenberg, CC BY 4.0.

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

Archaeological site
The Citadel of Damascus is a large medieval fortified palace and citadel in Damascus, . Photo: Mewes, Public domain.

Museum
Azm Palace is a palace in Damascus, which dates back to the 18th century. Photo: krebsmaus07, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

Town
Arbin is a town in southern , administratively part of the Markaz Rif Dimashq District of the , located just east of neighborhood of Damascus.

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

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

Damascus

Latitude
33.5131° or 33° 30' 47.1" north
Longitude
36.3096° or 36° 18' 34.5" east
Open Location Code
8G5RG875+6R
Population
1,710,000
IATA airport code
DAM
United Nations Location Code
SY DAM
Elevation
701 metres (2300 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1091272140
Geo­Names ID
170654
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Dimecq
  • Achinese: Damaskus
  • Achinese: Damsyik
  • Achinese: Dimasq
  • Adyghe: Дамаск
  • Afar: Damashq
  • Afrikaans: Damaskus
  • Albanian: Damasku
  • Amharic: ደማስቆ
  • Arabic: Damasko
  • Arabic: الشام
  • Arabic: دمشق
  • Arabic: مدينة الياسمين
  • Aragonese: Domás
  • Armenian: Դամասկոս
  • Arpitan: Damas
  • Assamese: ডামাস্কাছ
  • Asturian: Damascu
  • Avaric: Димишкъ
  • Awadhi: दमिश्क
  • Azerbaijani: Dəməşq
  • Balinese: Damaskus
  • Banjar: Damsyik
  • Bashkir: Дамаск
  • Basque: Damasko
  • Belarusian: Дамаск
  • Bengali: দামাস্কাস
  • Bengali: দামেস্ক
  • Bosnian: Damask
  • Breton: Damask
  • Bulgarian: Дамаск
  • Burmese: ဒမားစကပ်မြို့
  • Catalan: Damasc
  • Cebuano: Damascus
  • Central Bikol: Damascus
  • Central Kurdish: دیمەشق
  • Chechen: Димашкъ
  • Chinese: Damascus
  • Chinese: 大馬士革
  • Chinese: 大马士革
  • Chinese: 沙姆
  • Church Slavic: Дамаскъ
  • Chuvash: Дамаск
  • Cornish: Damask
  • Croatian: Damask
  • Czech: Damašek
  • Danish: Damaskus
  • Dhivehi: ދިމިޝްޤު
  • Dimli (individual language): Şam
  • Dutch: Damascus
  • Eastern Mari: Дамаск
  • Egyptian Arabic: دمشق
  • English: Jasmine city
  • English: Sham city
  • Erzya: Дамаск ош
  • Esperanto: Damasko
  • Estonian: Damaskus
  • Extremaduran: Damascu
  • Fiji Hindi: Damascus
  • Finnish: Damaskos
  • French: Damas
  • French: Dimashq
  • French: Dimashq ach-Cham
  • Galician: Damasco
  • Galician: دمشق
  • Georgian: დამასკი
  • German: Damaskus
  • Gilaki: دمشق
  • Gothic: 𐌳𐌰𐌼𐌰𐍃𐌺𐍉/Damasko
  • Gothic: 𐌳𐌰𐌼𐌰𐍃𐌺𐍉
  • Greek: Δαμασκός
  • Guarani: Ndamáko
  • Gujarati: દમાસ્કસ
  • Haitian: Damas
  • Hakka Chinese: Damascus
  • Hausa: Damascus
  • Hausa: Kamakeko
  • Hausa: Sham
  • Hawaiian: Kamakeko
  • Hebrew: דמשק
  • Hindi: अस-शाम
  • Hindi: दमिश्क
  • Hungarian: Damaszkusz
  • Icelandic: Damaskus
  • Ido: Damascus
  • Iloko: Damascus
  • Indonesian: Damaskus
  • Ingush: Дамаск
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Damasco
  • Interlingue: Damascus
  • Irish: An Damaisc
  • Italian: Damasco
  • Japanese: ダマスカス
  • Javanese: Damaskus
  • Kabardian: Дамаск
  • Kabiyè: Tamasɩ
  • Kabyle: Dimecq
  • Kalaallisut: Damascus
  • Kannada: ಡಮಾಸ್ಕಸ್
  • Kannada: ದಮಿಶ್ಕ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Damashq
  • Kazakh: Дамаск
  • Kazakh: Димашқ
  • Kazakh: Шам
  • Kazakh: Шам шаһары
  • Kikuyu: Damascus
  • Kinyarwanda: Damasiko
  • Kirghiz: Дамаск
  • Korean: 다마스쿠스
  • Korean: 디마슈크
  • Korean: 앗샴
  • Kurdish: Dîmeşq
  • Kurdish: Şam
  • Ladino: Damask
  • Ladino: Damesek
  • Lao: Damascus
  • Latin: Damascus
  • Latvian: Damaska
  • Lezghian: Дамаск
  • Ligurian: Damasco
  • Limburgan: Damascus
  • Lingala: Damas
  • Literary Chinese: 大馬士革
  • Lithuanian: Damaskas
  • Livvi: Damask
  • Lombard: Damasch
  • Low German: Damaskus
  • Luxembourgish: Damaskus
  • Macedonian: Дамаск
  • Maithili: दमास्कसक पुरान सहर
  • Malagasy: Damaskosy
  • Malagasy: Damaskôsy
  • Malay: Damsyik
  • Malayalam: ദമാസ്കസ്
  • Marathi: दमास्कस
  • Mazanderani: دمشق
  • Min Dong Chinese: Damascus
  • Min Dong Chinese: Dâi-mā-sáik
  • Min Nan Chinese: Damascus
  • Mingrelian: დამასკო
  • Mongolian: Дамаск
  • Moroccan Arabic: ديمشق
  • N'Ko: ߘߌ߬ߡߊ߬ߛߑߞߎ߬
  • N'Ko: ߘߡߊߛ
  • N'Ko: ߛߊ߯ߡߌ߲߫
  • N'Ko: ߛߊ߯ߡߌ߲߫ ߛߎ ߘߏ߫ ߟߋ߬
  • N'Ko: ߛ߭ߊ߯ߡߌ߲߫
  • Nepali: दमास्कस
  • Nepali: दमिश्क
  • Newari: दमास्कस
  • Northern Frisian: Damaskus
  • Northern Luri: دمشق
  • Norwegian: Damaskus
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Damaskus
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Damaskus
  • Novial: Damaskus
  • Nyanja: Damascus
  • Occitan (post 1500): Damasc
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܕܪܡܣܘܩ
  • Oriya: ଡାମାସକସ
  • Ossetian: Дамаск
  • Panjabi: ਦਮਸ਼ਕ
  • Papiamento: Damasco
  • Persian: دمشق
  • Picard: Damasch
  • Piemontese: Damasch
  • Polish: Damaszek
  • Portuguese: Damasco
  • Pushto: د مشق
  • Quechua: Dimashq
  • Romanian: Damasc
  • Russia Buriat: Дамаск
  • Russian: Дамаск
  • Rusyn: Дамаск
  • Samogitian: Damaskos
  • Santali: ᱰᱟᱢᱟᱥᱠᱚᱥ
  • Sardinian: Damasco
  • Scots: Damascus
  • Scottish Gaelic: Damascus
  • Serbian: Дамаск
  • Serbo-Croatian: Damask
  • Shona: Damascus
  • Sicilian: Damascu
  • Silesian: Damaszek
  • Sinhala: දමස්කස්
  • Slovak: Damask
  • Slovenian: Damask
  • Somali: Dimishiq
  • South Azerbaijani: دمشق
  • Spanish: Damasco
  • Sundanese: Damaskus
  • Swahili: Dameski
  • Swedish: Damaskus
  • Swiss German: Damaskus
  • Tagalog: Damasco
  • Tagalog: Damascus
  • Tagalog: Damasko
  • Tajik: Димишқ
  • Tamil: டமஸ்கஸ்
  • Tamil: டமாஸ்கஸ்
  • Tamil: திமிஷ்கு
  • Tatar: Damask
  • Tatar: Dimäşq
  • Tatar: Димәшкъ
  • Telugu: డామస్కస్
  • Thai: ดามัสกัส
  • Tibetan: དྷ་མ་སི་ཁོ་སི།
  • Tosk Albanian: Damaskus
  • Tunisian Arabic: دمشق
  • Turkish: Şam
  • Turkmen: Damask
  • Twi: Damascus
  • Udmurt: Дамаск
  • Uighur: دەمەشىق
  • Ukrainian: Дамаск
  • Upper Sorbian: Damask
  • Urdu: دمشق
  • Uzbek: Damashq
  • Veps: Damask
  • Vietnamese: Damas
  • Volapük: Dimäjk
  • Waray (Philippines): Damascus
  • Waray (Philippines): Damasko
  • Welsh: Damascus
  • Western Armenian: Դամասկոս
  • Western Frisian: Damaskus
  • Western Panjabi: دمشق
  • Wu Chinese: 大马士革
  • Yakut: Дамаскус
  • Yiddish: דמשק
  • Yoruba: Dàmáskù
  • Yue Chinese: 大馬士革
  • Al-Shām
  • Cham
  • Damasche
  • Damaskɔs
  • Dammeseq
  • Dimashk
  • Dimashk al-Shām
  • Dimeshki esh Sham
  • Dimishq
  • Esh Shām
  • Tamazco

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