Syrian Desert

The Syrian Desert, or Southeastern Desert, is a vast and sparsely populated region in southeastern . It is the basin of the river Euphrates. It consists of the districts Ar-Raqqa, Al-Hassakeh, Deir az-Zur and parts of the provinces of Muḥafaẓat Ḥimṣ, Muḥāfaẓat Ḥamāh and Rif Dimashq.
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Syrian Desert

  • Type: Desert
  • Description: region of desert, semi-desert and steppe of the Middle East; in parts of Syria, Jordan, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia
  • Category: steppe
  • Location: , ,
Latitude
34.8333° or 34° 49' 59.9" north
Longitude
38.8333° or 38° 49' 59.9" east
Open Location Code
8G6WRRMM+88

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Siriese woestyn
  • Arabic: بادية الشام
  • Armenian: Սիրիական անապատ
  • Armenian: Սուրիական անապատ
  • Azerbaijani: Suriya səhrası
  • Basque: Siriako basamortua
  • Basque: Siriar basamortua
  • Belarusian: Сірыйская пустыня
  • Bengali: সিরিয়া মরুভূমি
  • Bulgarian: Сирийска пустиня
  • Catalan: Desert de Síria
  • Catalan: desert de Síria
  • Central Kurdish: بیابانی سووریا
  • Chinese: 叙利亚沙漠
  • Chinese: 敘利亞沙漠
  • Croatian: Sirijska pustinja
  • Czech: Syrská poušť
  • Dutch: Syrische Woestijn
  • Egyptian Arabic: بادية الشام
  • English: Badia
  • English: Jordanian steppe
  • English: Syrian steppe
  • Esperanto: Siria Dezerto
  • Estonian: Süüria kõrb
  • Finnish: Syyrian aavikko
  • French: Chamiyé
  • French: Désert de Syrie
  • French: désert de Syrie
  • Galician: Deserto sirio
  • Georgian: სირიის უდაბნო
  • German: Badia-Wüste
  • German: Syrische Wüste
  • Greek: Συριακή Έρημος
  • Hebrew: המדבר הסורי
  • Hindi: सीरियन
  • Hungarian: Szír-sivatag
  • Indonesian: Gurun Suriah
  • Italian: deserto siriano
  • Japanese: シリア・ステップ
  • Japanese: シリア砂漠
  • Kannada: ಸಿರಿಯಾ ಮರುಭೂಮಿ
  • Kirghiz: Сирия чөлү
  • Korean: 시리아 사막
  • Lithuanian: Sirijos dykuma
  • Macedonian: Сириска Пустина
  • Malayalam: സിറിയൻ മരുഭൂമി
  • Minangkabau: Gurun Suriah
  • Norwegian: Den syriske ørken
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Den syriske ørken
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Den syriske ørkenen
  • Panjabi: ਸੀਰੀਆਈ ਮਾਰੂਥਲ
  • Persian: بیابان شام
  • Persian: صحرای سوریه
  • Polish: Pustynia Syryjska
  • Portuguese: Deserto Sírio
  • Romanian: Deşertul Sirian
  • Romanian: Deşertul sirian
  • Romanian: Deșertul Sirian
  • Romanian: Deșertul sirian
  • Russian: Сирийская пустыня
  • Scottish Gaelic: Fàsach Shirianach
  • Serbian: Сиријска пустиња
  • Serbo-Croatian: Sirijska pustinja
  • Slovenian: Sirijska puščava
  • Slovenian: Sirska puščava
  • Spanish: Desierto Sirio
  • Spanish: Desierto sirio
  • Swedish: Syriska öknen
  • Tajik: Биёбони Сурия
  • Tamil: சிரிய பாலைவனம்
  • Turkish: Suriye Çölü
  • Ukrainian: Сирійська пустеля
  • Uzbek: Suriya choʻli
  • Vietnamese: Hoang mạc Syria
  • Welsh: Diffeithwch Syria
  • Western Armenian: Սուրիական անապատ
  • Wu Chinese: 叙利亚沙漠
  • Deserto siriano
  • सीरियाई मरुस्थल

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