Raqqa

Raqqa is a city in on the northeast bank of the Euphrates River, about 160 kilometres east of . It is located 40 kilometres east of the , Syria's largest dam.

Notable Places in the Area

Archaeological site
The Bronze Age town of is identified with the archaeological site of Tell Bi'a in , northern . Photo: Bertramz, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Raqqa

Latitude
35.9497° or 35° 56' 58.8" north
Longitude
39.0089° or 39° 0' 32.1" east
Open Location Code
8G7XW2X5+VH
Population
200,000
Elevation
259 metres (850 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 571225333
Geo­Names ID
172955
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Ar-Raqqah
  • Afrikaans: Raqqah
  • Albanian: Rakka
  • Arabic: Raqqa
  • Arabic: الرقة
  • Arabic: الرقه
  • Armenian: Ալ-Ռակկա
  • Asturian; Bable: Al-Raqqa
  • Azerbaijani: Rəqqə
  • Azerbaijani: Ər-Rəqqə
  • Basque: Ar-Raqqa
  • Belarusian: Рака
  • Bengali: রাক্কা
  • Breton: Raqqa
  • Bulgarian: Ал Ракка
  • Bulgarian: Ар-Ракка
  • Catalan: Al-Rafika
  • Catalan: Al-Rakka
  • Catalan: Al-Raqqa
  • Catalan: Ar-Rakka
  • Catalan: Ar-Raqqa
  • Catalan: Ar-Raqqà
  • Catalan: Ar Raqqah
  • Catalan: Rakka
  • Catalan: Raqqa
  • Cebuano: Ar Raqqah
  • Central Kurdish: ڕەققە
  • Chinese: Al-Raqqah
  • Chinese: 拉卡
  • Croatian: Al-Raka
  • Croatian: Ar-Raqqa
  • Czech: Ar-Raqqa
  • Czech: Rakka
  • Danish: Raqqa
  • Dutch: Ar-Raqqa
  • Dutch: Ar-Raqqah
  • Dutch: Rakka
  • Dutch: Raqqa
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: الرقه
  • English: Ar Raqqah
  • English: Callinicum
  • English: Kallinikos
  • English: Leontopolis
  • English: Nikephorion
  • English: Rakka
  • English: Raqa
  • English: Raqqah
  • English: al-Raqqah
  • English: ar-Rakka
  • English: ar-Raqa
  • English: ar-Raqqa
  • English: ar-Raqqah
  • Esperanto: Ar-Raka
  • Esperanto: Rakka
  • Estonian: Ar-Raqqah
  • Finnish: Rakka
  • Finnish: Raqqa
  • French: Ar-Raqqa
  • French: Ar Raqqa
  • French: Callinicum
  • French: Racca
  • French: Raqqa
  • Georgian: რაკა
  • German: Al-Raqqa
  • German: Al-Raqqah
  • German: Ar-Raqqa
  • German: Ar-Raqqah
  • German: Callinicum
  • German: Kallinikon
  • German: Rakka
  • German: Raqqa
  • German: Raqqah
  • German: Reqa
  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453): Καλλίνικον
  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453): Λεοντόπολις
  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453): Νικηφόριον
  • Greek: Ράκα
  • Greek: Ράκκα
  • Gujarati: આર-રક્કાહ
  • Hebrew: א-רקה
  • Hindi: अल-रक़्क़ा
  • Hungarian: Ar-Rakka
  • Hungarian: Callinicum
  • Hungarian: Kallinikosz
  • Hungarian: Rakka
  • Icelandic: Al-Raqqah
  • Indonesian: Ar-Raqqah
  • Italian: Al-Raqqa
  • Italian: Callinicum
  • Italian: Nicephorium
  • Italian: Raqqa
  • Japanese: ラッカ
  • Kannada: ಆರ್-ರಖಖಾ
  • Kazakh: Раққа
  • Korean: 라카
  • Korean: 락까
  • Kurdish: Raqa
  • Kurdish: Raqe
  • Kurdish: Raqqa
  • Kurdish: Reqa
  • Kurdish: Reqe
  • Latin: Callinicum
  • Latin: Nicephorim
  • Latvian: Raka
  • Lithuanian: Kalinikosas
  • Lithuanian: Raka
  • Lithuanian: Rakka
  • Lithuanian: Raqqa
  • Macedonian: Рака
  • Malay (generic): Ar-Raqqah
  • Malayalam: റഖ
  • Marathi: आर-रक्का
  • Mazanderani: رقه
  • Min Nan Chinese: Al-Raqqah
  • Mingrelian: რაკა
  • Norwegian: Ar-Raqqah
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Ar-Raqqah
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Ar Raqqah
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Rakka
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Ar-Raqqah
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Raqqa
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Эр-Раккæ
  • Persian: رقه
  • Polish: Ar-Rakka
  • Polish: Rakka
  • Portuguese: Raqqa
  • Romanian: Rakka
  • Russian: Ар-Ракка
  • Russian: Каллиник
  • Russian: Леонтополь
  • Russian: Никефорий
  • Russian: Никефорион
  • Russian: Ракка
  • Russian: Эр-Ракка
  • Schwyzerdütsch: Ar-Raqqa
  • Scots: Ar-Raqqah
  • Scots: Raqqa
  • Serbian: Рака
  • Serbo-Croatian: Ar-Raka
  • Serbo-Croatian: Ar-Rakka
  • Serbo-Croatian: Ar-Raqqa
  • Serbo-Croatian: Ar-Raqqah
  • Serbo-Croatian: Callinicum
  • Serbo-Croatian: Raka
  • Sicilian: Ar-Raqqah
  • Sinhalese: අර් -රක්ඛා
  • Sinhalese: අර් රක්ඛා
  • South Azerbaijani: رقه
  • Spanish: Al Raqa
  • Spanish: Ar-Raqqah
  • Spanish: Ar Raqqah
  • Spanish: Aracte
  • Spanish: Rakka
  • Spanish: Raqqa
  • Spanish: Raqqah
  • Swedish: Ar-Raqqa
  • Swedish: Ar-Raqqah
  • Swedish: Ar Raqqah (provinshuvudstad)
  • Swedish: Ar Raqqah
  • Swedish: Ar raqqa
  • Swedish: Rakka
  • Tajik: Раққа
  • Tamil: அல்-றக்கா
  • Tamil: ஆர் -ரக்க்ச்
  • Tatar: Är-Raqqa
  • Telugu: అర్-రఖాహ్
  • Thai: อัรร็อกเกาะฮ์
  • Tosk Albanian: Ar-Raqqa
  • Turkish: Rakka
  • Ukrainian: Ракка
  • Urdu: الرقہ
  • Uzbek: Raqqa
  • Vietnamese: Ar-Raqqah
  • Waray (Philippines): Ar Raqqah
  • Western Panjabi: رقہ
  • Wu Chinese: 拉卡
  • Yue Chinese: 拉卡
  • Zeeuws: Ar-Raqqah
  • Ռաքքա

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