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Chadra in the region of Aakkâr is a town in Lebanon - some 69 mi (or 111 km) North-East of Beirut, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Chadra is now 03:16 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Beirut" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Shin, Homs, Damascus, Amman or Haifa. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tall Kalakh, Qazz al Khass, An Na'isiyah, Al Mushayrifah, Hadidah and El Barde. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Interesting facts about this location

Saint George's Monastery, Homs

Saint George Monastery or Deir Mar Georges is a historic Antiochian Orthodox monastery located in northwestern Syria's "Valley of the Christians" (وادي النصارة, Wadi al-Nasara) in the town of Meshtaye, a village belonging to the Homs Governorate, just a few kilometers north of the famous castle Krak des Chevaliers. The valley is a regional center of Greek Orthodox Christianity since the 6th century.

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Located at 34.62, 36.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Homs Governorate, Christian monasteries established in the 5th century, Christian monasteries in Syria

Battle of Kadesh

The Battle of Kadesh (also Qadesh) took place between the forces of the Egyptian Empire under Ramesses II and the Hittite Empire under Muwatalli II at the city of Kadesh on the Orontes River, in what is now the Syrian Arab Republic. The battle is generally dated to 1274 BC, and is the earliest battle in recorded history for which details of tactics and formations are known. It was probably the largest chariot battle ever fought, involving perhaps 5,000–6,000 chariots.

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Located at 34.62, 36.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:1270s BC, 13th-century BC conflicts, Battles involving ancient Egypt, Battles involving the Canaanites, Battles involving the Hittite Empire, Canaan, Military history of Syria, Ramesses II

Kadesh

For other uses see Qadesh Kadesh was an ancient city of the Levant, located on or near the headwaters or ford of the Orontes River. It is surmised by Kenneth Kitchen to be the ruins at Tell Nebi Mend, about 24 kilometers southwest of Homs near Al Qusayr in what is now western Syria but is located in the text of the inscriptions at the Battle of Kadesh as near Tunip in the land of the Amurru.

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Located at 34.62, 36.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Amarna letters locations, Archaeological sites in Homs Governorate, Canaanite cities, Former populated places in Syria

Safita

Safita is a city in Tartous Governorate, northwestern Syria, located to the southeast of Tartous and to the northwest of Krak des Chevaliers. The city has a population of 33,000 and is almost equally splited between Greek Orthodox Christians and Alawites. It's situated atop three hills and the valleys between them, in the Syrian Coastal Mountain Range.

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Located at 34.62, 36.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 18 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Syria, Populated places in Safita District

Chastel Blanc

Chastel Blanc was built by the Knights Templar during the Crusades upon prior fortifications. Constructed on the middle hill of Safita's three hills, it offers a commanding view of the surrounding countryside, and was a major part of the network of Crusader fortifications in the area. From the roof, one can see from the Mediterranean Sea to the snow-covered mountains of Lebanon, and Tripoli.

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Located at 34.62, 36.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 18 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Tartus Governorate, Castles in Syria, Crusader castles, Knights Templar