Qalamun Mountains
The Qalamun Mountains are the northeastern portion of the Anti-Lebanon Mountains, and they are located northeast of the Syrian capital Damascus. They run from Barada River Valley in the southwest to t...
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Monastery of Saint Moses the Abyssinian
Mar Musa or Deir Mar Musa al-Habashi (Syriac: ܕܝܪܐ ܪܡܪܝ ܡܘܫܐ ܟܘܫܝܐ deiro d-mor mūše kūšoyo; Arabic: دير مار موسى الحبشي‎ / ALA-LC: dayr mār Mūsá al-Ḥabashī, literally "the monastery of ...
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Rif Dimashq Governorate
Rif Dimashq Governorate (Arabic: محافظة ريف دمشق‎ Muḥāfaẓat Rīf Dimashq, literally, the "Governorate of the Countryside of Damascus") is one of the 14 governorates of Syria. It is situated i...
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Al-Qastal, Syria
Al-Qastal (Arabic: القسطل‎) is a village in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located on the northeast of Damascus, on the ancient caravan route to Homs a...
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Deir Atiyah
Deir Atiyah or Dayr Atiyah (Arabic: ديرعطية‎), is a city in Syria, located between the Qalamoun Mountains and the Eastern Lebanon Mountains Series, 88 kilometres (55 mi) north of the ca...
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Al-Qutayfah
Al-Qutayfah (Arabic: القطيفة‎) is a city in Syria, administratively belonging to the Rif Dimashq Governorate, capital of the al-Qutayfah District. It is located approximately 40 kilometers ...
Al-Qutayfah District
Al-Qutayfah District (Arabic: منطقة القطيفة‎) is a district (mantiqah) of the Rif Dimashq Governorate in Syria. At the 2004 official census, the district had a population of 119,283. The cen...
Ma'loula
Ma'loula, Maaloula, or Ma'lula (Aramaic: ܡܥܠܘܠܐ‎, Maʿlūlā; Arabic: معلولا‎ Maʿlūlā) is a town in the Rif Dimashq Governorate in Syria. The town is located 56 km to the northeast o...
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Mar Sarkis
Several monasteries in Syria, Lebanon and Turkey are dedicated to Mar Sarkis and Bakhos (Saints Sergius and Bacchus, Arabic: مار سركيس و باخوس). These include:
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Jubb'adin
Jubb'adin or Jubaadeen (Arabic: جبعدين‎) is a village in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located northeast of Damascus in the Qalamoun Mountains. Nearby...
Al-Tawani
Al-Tawani (Arabic: التواني‎) is a village in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located northeast of Damascus in the Qalamoun Mountains. Nearby localities ...
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Newington College
Newington College is an independent, Uniting Church, day and boarding school for boys, located in Stanmore, an inner-western suburb of Sydney, Australia. Established in 1863 at Newington House, Silver...
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Charge at Khan Ayash
The Charge at Khan Ayash occurred on 2 October 1918 about 17 miles (27 km) north of Damascus after the pursuit to, and capture of Damascus, which followed the decisive Egyptian Expeditionary Forc...
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Adra, Syria
‍ '​Adra (Arabic: عدرا‎) is a town in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located northeast of Damascus. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Stat...
Anti-Lebanon mountains
The Anti-Lebanon mountains is the Western name for the Eastern Lebanon Mountain Range (Arabic: جبال لبنان الشرقية‎), which are a southwest-northeast-trending mountain range that form the maj...
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Tell Ghoraifé
Tell Ghoraifé (Arabic: تل غريفة‎) is a prehistoric, Neolithic tell, about 22 kilometres (14 mi) east of Damascus, Syria. The tell was the site of a small village of 5 hectares (540,000&...
Al-Qisa
Al-Qisa (Arabic: القيسا‎, also spelled Qaysa) is a town in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located southeast of Damascus. Nearby localities include Harr...
Harran al-Awamid
Harran al-'Awamid (Arabic: حران العواميد‎) is a town in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located southeast of Damascus. It is situated on a plain that st...
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Al-Bilaliyah
Al-Bilaliyah (Arabic: البلالية‎, also spelled ''Bilaliyeh) is a village in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located east of Damascus city. Situated in th...
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Al-Nashabiyah
Al-Nashabiyah (Arabic: النشابية‎, also spelled ''Nashabieh) is a town in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located 19 kilometers east of Damascus city. Si...
Assal al-Ward
Assal al-Ward (Arabic: عسال الورد‎; also spelled Asal el-Ward) is a town in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located northeast of Damascus along the Syri...
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Marj al-Sultan
Marj al-Sultan (Arabic: مرج السلطان‎, also spelled Marj Sultan) is a village in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located 15 kilometers east of Damascus c...
Rankous
Rankous or Rankus (Arabic: رنكوس‎) is a Syrian town and summer resort in the province's Damascus countryside (Rif Dimashq) located in Mount Qalamoun (anti-Lebanon) in Syria, 45 km from...
Damascus International Airport
Damascus International Airport (Arabic, مطار دمشق الدولي) (IATA: DAM, ICAO: OSDI) is the international airport of Damascus, the capital of Syria. Inaugurated in the mid-1970s, it also is the coun...
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Tell Khazzami
Tell Khazzami or Tell El Khazzami is a small prehistoric, Neolithic Tell, about 150 metres (490 ft) in diameter, located around 25 kilometres (16 mi) Southeast of Damascus in Syria. It was d...