Homs

Homs is the third largest city in . Much of the city was destroyed or damaged during the ongoing Syrian Civil War, particularly during the Siege of Homs. Rebuilding began in 2018.
Photo: Ss6sam6, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Notable Places in the Area

Mosque
The is a in Homs, , located in a park along Hama Street in ash-Shuhada Square. Photo: Zozo2kx, Public domain.

Fell
The , also known as Homs Castle or Qalaat Homs, is a historic building now mostly ruined in Homs, Syria. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Church
Saint Mary of the Holy Belt Cathedral is a historical Syriac Orthodox cathedral in Homs, . Photo: Shaza Askar, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Village
is a village 3 miles southeast of the city of Homs in Syria.

Homs

Latitude
34.7333° or 34° 44' north
Longitude
36.7167° or 36° 43' east
Open Location Code
8G6RPPM8+8M
Population
720,000
IATA airport code
QHS
United Nations Location Code
SY HMS
Elevation
513 metres (1,683 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 572549095
Geo­Names ID
169577
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Ḥumṣ
  • Afrikaans: Homs
  • Albanian: Homs
  • Albanian: Homsi
  • Arabic: Homs
  • Arabic: اميسا
  • Arabic: جمص
  • Arabic: حمص
  • Arabic: مدينة حمص
  • Arabic: Ḩimş
  • Aramaic: ܚܡܨ
  • Armenian: Հոմս
  • Asturian; Bable: Homs
  • Avaric: ХІумс
  • Azerbaijani: Hims
  • Azerbaijani: Homs
  • Azerbaijani: Hüms
  • Azerbaijani: Xoms
  • Basque: Hims
  • Basque: Homs
  • Belarusian: Гомс
  • Belarusian: Хомс
  • Bengali: হিমস
  • Bosnian: Homs
  • Breton: Homs
  • Bulgarian: Емеса
  • Bulgarian: Хомс
  • Catalan: Emesa
  • Catalan: Emissa
  • Catalan: Hims
  • Catalan: Homs
  • Catalan: Èmesa
  • Cebuano: Homs
  • Central Kurdish: حومس
  • Chechen: Хьамс
  • Chechen: Хьомс
  • Chinese: Homs
  • Chinese: 荷姆斯
  • Chinese: 霍姆斯
  • Chuvash: Хомс
  • Croatian: Homs
  • Czech: Emesa
  • Czech: Homs
  • Danish: Hims
  • Danish: Homs
  • Dutch: Homs
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: حمص
  • English: Hems
  • English: Hums
  • Esperanto: Hims
  • Esperanto: Homs
  • Esperanto: Homso
  • Estonian: Emesa
  • Estonian: Hims
  • Estonian: Homs
  • Estonian: Ḩimş
  • Finnish: Emesa
  • Finnish: Homs
  • French: Homs
  • French: Émèse
  • Georgian: ჰომსი
  • German: Emesa
  • German: Emisa
  • German: Homs
  • German: Ḥimṣ
  • Greek: Έμεσα
  • Greek: Έμεσσα
  • Greek: Χομς
  • Greek: Ἔμεσα
  • Gujarati: હોમ્સ
  • Hebrew: אמסה
  • Hebrew: חומס
  • Hindi: होम्स
  • Hindi: हौम्स
  • Hungarian: Homsz
  • Icelandic: Homs
  • Ido: Homs
  • Indonesian: Himsh
  • Indonesian: Homs
  • Interlingue: Homs
  • Irish: Homs
  • Italian: Emesa
  • Italian: Emessa
  • Italian: Homs
  • Japanese: エメサ
  • Japanese: ヒムシュ
  • Japanese: ヒムス
  • Japanese: ホムス
  • Javanese: Homs
  • Kabyle: Ḥumṣ
  • Kalaallisut: Homs
  • Kannada: ಹೋಮ್ಸ್
  • Kazakh: Xoms
  • Kazakh: Хомс
  • Kazakh: حومس
  • Korean: 에메사
  • Korean: 홈스
  • Korean: 힘스
  • Kurdish: Hims
  • Latin: Emesa
  • Latvian: Himsa
  • Latvian: Homsa
  • Letzeburgesch: Homs
  • Limburgish, Limburger, Limburgan: Homs
  • Lithuanian: Chomsas
  • Lithuanian: Emesa
  • Lithuanian: Himsas
  • Lithuanian: Homsas
  • Malay (generic): Hims
  • Malay (generic): Homs
  • Marathi: होम्स
  • Min Nan Chinese: Homs
  • Mingrelian: ჰომსი
  • Mongolian: Хомс
  • Norwegian: Homs
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Emesa
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hims
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Homs
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Homs
  • Panjabi: ਹਿਮਸ
  • Panjabi: ਹੋਮਸ
  • Persian: امسا
  • Persian: حمص
  • Polish: Emesa
  • Polish: Hims
  • Polish: Homs
  • Portuguese: Emesa
  • Portuguese: Emessa
  • Portuguese: Hims
  • Portuguese: Homs
  • Romanian: Homs
  • Russian: Химс
  • Russian: Хомс
  • Russian: Эмеса
  • Russian: Эмесса
  • Scots: Homs
  • Serbian: Emesa
  • Serbian: Homs
  • Serbian: Хомс
  • Serbian: حمص
  • Serbo-Croatian: Emesa
  • Serbo-Croatian: Hims
  • Serbo-Croatian: Homs
  • Sicilian: Homs
  • Sinhalese: හෝම්ස්
  • Slovak: Homs
  • Slovenian: Homs
  • South Azerbaijani: حمص
  • Spanish: Emesa
  • Spanish: Homs
  • Swedish: Emesa
  • Swedish: Hims
  • Swedish: Himş
  • Swedish: Homs
  • Tagalog: Homs
  • Tajik: Ҳомс
  • Tamil: ஹோம்ஸ்
  • Tatar: Хомс
  • Telugu: హోమ్స్
  • Thai: Homs
  • Thai: ฮอมส์
  • Thai: ฮิมศ์
  • Thai: เอเมอซา
  • Turkish: Humus, Suriye
  • Turkish: Humus
  • Ukrainian: Емеса
  • Ukrainian: Хомс
  • Ukrainian: Хімс
  • Urdu: حمص
  • Uzbek: Hims
  • Veps: Homs
  • Vietnamese: Himş
  • Vietnamese: Homs
  • Waray (Philippines): Homs
  • Welsh: Homs
  • Wu Chinese: 霍姆斯 (叙利亚)
  • Yue Chinese: 荷姆斯
  • Houmousse

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