Palmyra was the only oasis in and perhaps the only truly tourist town. Palmyra was known as Tadmor to the Syrians. Both meant the same thing - date palm.

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  • Location:  , , ,
  • Population:  51,000
  • IATA airport code:  PMS
  • Latitude:  34° 33' 44.6" (34.5624°) north
  • Longitude:  38° 17' 2.5" (38.284°) east
  • Elevation:  418 meters (1,371 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Palmyra
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Palmyra

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Arabic:  تدمر Bulgarian:  Палмира Catalan:  Palmira Czech:  Palmýra French:  Palmyre Hebrew:  תדמור Hungarian:  Palmüra Italian:  Palmira Japanese:  パルミラ遺跡 Portuguese:  Palmira Russian:  Пальмира Slovak:  Palmýra Slovenian:  Palmira Spanish:  Palmira Tadmor Tedmor 巴尔米拉

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