Hama Governorate
Hama Governorate (Arabic: مُحافظة حماه‎ / ALA-LC: Muḥāfaẓat Ḥamā) is one of the fourteen governorates (provinces) of Syria. It is situated in western-central Syria. Its area depends on sourc...
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Masyaf Castle
Masyaf Castle (Arabic: قلعة مصياف‎) is located in the town of Masyaf in Hama Governorate, Syria, situated in the Orontes Valley, approximately 40 kilometers to the west of Hama. It served to...
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Hama District
Hama District (Arabic: منطقة حماة‎ Ḥamā) is a district (mantiqah) of the Hama Governorate in Syria. At the time of the 2004 Census, it had a population of 644,445. The center of the district...
Zeyzoun Dam
The Zeyzoun Dam is a failed embankment dam in Hama Governorate, Syria. It impounded water pumped from the nearby Orontes River. The dam was completed in 1996 and its primary purpose was the irrigation...
Hama Castle
Hama Castle (Arabic: قلعة حماة‎) is located in Hama, Syria, Located on the Orontes River.Excavated by a Danish expedition between 1931 and 1938.
Al-Suqaylabiyah District
Al-Suqaylabiyah District (Arabic: السقيلبية‎ As Suqailabiya) is a district (mantiqah) of the Hama Governorate in Syria. At the 2004 official census, the district had a population of 240,091....
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Abu Qubays
Abu Qubays (Arabic: أبو قبيس‎ also spelled Abu Qobeis, Abu Qubais or Bu Kubais; also known as Qartal) is a former medieval castle and currently an inhabited village in northwestern Syria, ad...
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Tell Qarqur
Tell Qarqur (Arabic: تل قرقور‎) is a major archaeological site located in the Orontes River Valley of western Syria. Situated in a rich alluvial plain known as the Ghab valley, the double-m...
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Roman Theatre at Apamea
The Roman Theatre at Apamea (Arabic: المسرح الروماني بأفاميا‎) is a Roman theatre in ancient Apamea in northwestern Syria. Originally a Hellenistic theatre, the monumental structure was one ...
Rhaphanaea
Raphanea or Raphaneae (present-day Rafniye) was a city of the late Roman province of Syria Secunda. Its bishopric was a suffragan of Apamea.
Josephus mentions Raphanea in connection with a stream ...
Qasr ibn Wardan
Qasr ibn Wardan (قصر أبن وردان in Arabic) is a sixth-century military complex located in the Syrian desert, approximately 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast from Hama near the town of al-Hamraa.The ...
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Shaizar
Shaizar (Arabic: شيزر‎; also called Saijar or Larissa in Syria) is a town in northern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located northwest of Hama. Nearby localities inclu...
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Mahardah District
Mhardeh District (Arabic: محردة‎ Maḥarda) is a district (mantiqah) administratively belonging to Hama Governorate, Syria. At the 2004 Census it had a population of 143,953. Its administrativ...