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
  • United Nations Location Code: SY PMS
  • Latitude: 34° 33' 44.6" (34.5624°) north
  • Longitude: 38° 17' 2.5" (38.284°) east
  • Elevation: 418 meters (1371 feet)
  • Wikidata: Palmyra
  • Wikimedia Commons: Palmyra

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Other Names for Palmyra

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

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