Settlements similar to or like Damascus

Capital of Syria; it became the country's largest city in the early 2010s, following the decline in population of Aleppo during the battle for the city. Wikipedia

  • Aleppo

    City in Syria, which serves as the capital of the Aleppo Governorate, the most populous Syrian governorate. Official population of 4.6 million in 2010, Aleppo was the largest Syrian city before the Syrian Civil War; however, it is now the second-largest city in Syria, after the capital Damascus. Wikipedia

  • Ancient City of Damascus

    Historic city centre of Damascus, Syria. One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, contains numerous archaeological sites, including some historical churches and mosques. Wikipedia

  • Beirut

    Capital and largest city of Lebanon. , Greater Beirut has a population of 2.2 million, which makes it the third-largest city in the Levant region and the thirteenth-largest in the Arab world. Wikipedia

  • Latakia

    Principal port city of Syria, as well as the capital of the Latakia Governorate. Historically, it has also been known as Laodicea in Syria or Laodicea ad Mare. Wikipedia

  • Deir ez-Zor

    Largest city in eastern Syria and the seventh largest in the country. Capital of the Deir ez-Zor Governorate. Wikipedia

  • Syria

    Country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon to the southwest, the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest. Home to diverse ethnic and religious groups, including the majority Syrian Arabs, Kurds, Turkemens, Assyrians, Armenians, Circassians, Mandeans, and Greeks. Wikipedia


    Sentences forDamascus

    • CIA Agent Rocky Stone, who had played a minor role in the Iranian Revolution, was working at the Damascus embassy as a diplomat but was the station chief.Central Intelligence Agency-Wikipedia
    • The country was located between the two centres of Mamluk power, Cairo and Damascus, and only saw some development along the postal road connecting the two cities.Israel-Wikipedia
    • With the help of Damascus, Beirut successfully broke Acre's monopoly on Syrian maritime trade and for a few years supplanted it as the main trading centre in the region.Beirut-Wikipedia
    • In 661, the Rashidun Caliphate fell into the hands of the Umayyad dynasty and Damascus was established as the empire's capital.Arabs-Wikipedia
    • On 6 May 2001, he became the first Catholic pope to enter and pray in a mosque, namely the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus, Syria.Pope John Paul II-Wikipedia
    • Throughout much of Ottoman rule, Jerusalem remained a provincial, if religiously important center, and did not straddle the main trade route between Damascus and Cairo.Jerusalem-Wikipedia

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