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Syrian Cities

Southern Provinces

Damascus
Historical Spots of Damascus
Damascus Province

Mid-West Provinces

Homs
Palmyra
Hama
Apamea
Syrian Coast
Summer resorts
Historical Spots

North-Eastern Provinces

Aleppo
Raqa
Deir Ezzor

 

 

Located on the left bank of the Euphrates between Aleppo (188 km) and Deir Ezzor (105 km). It is an ancient city built by Alexander the Great in the 4th century B.C. In 662 the Caliph Mansur built, on the ruins of Raqqa, a new city imitating the style of Baghdad which he called 'Rafiqa'.

 

Al Thawra

This is a new city that rose up out of the sand. It was inaugurated by President Hafez al-Assad in 1973. Al-Thawra, 'the Revolution', is the capital of the area of the Euphrate dam.


 

 

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