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Abu Hajar Shamiyah Destination Guide

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Abu Hajar Shamiyah in the region of Al-Hasakah is a place in Syria - some 312 mi (or 502 km) North-East of Damascus, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Abu Hajar Shamiyah is now 12:41 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Damascus" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Mosul, Umm Harmala, Tall Tamr, Tall Shamran al Fawqani, Tall Nasri or Adıyaman Province. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tall 'Umran, Tall Umm Waghfah, Tall Umm Kahf, Tall Jimah, Tall Atishashah and Jabal ar Ra'is Juraynas. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

Tell Tamer

Tel Tamer is an Assyrian/Syriac town with 7000 inhabitants and is located in North-East Syria, which is 40 km north of Al Hasakah city. The vast majority of its inhabitants are ethnic Assyrians, recently, a new wave of Assyrian refugees have arrived to the town from Iraq, escaping the war.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.66, 40.24 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Assyrian settlements, Populated places in al-Hasakah District, Towns in Syria

Bit Bahiani

Bit Bahiani was an independent Aramaean city-state kingdom (ca. 1200 - 808 BC) and an Assyrian province (ca. ~810 - 706 BC) with its capital at Guzana. Bit Bahiani was ruled by King Kapara. After becoming a tributary to Assyria an alliance with Izalla to revolt was formed. There were at least five kings and four governors of Bit Bahiani before losing its name in usage.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.66, 40.24 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Aramaean cities, History of Syria

Tell el Fakhariya

Tell el Fakhariya, or Tell el Fecheriyeh with variants, is an ancient site in the Khabur River basin in the Al Hasakah Governorate of northern Syria. It was part of the Aramaean kingdom of Bit Bahiani in the early 1st millennium BC. In the area several mounds called can be found in close proximity: Tell el Fakhariya, Ra's al-'Ayn, and Tell Halaf; the Aramean and Neo-Assyrian city of Guzana. It has been suggested as the site of Washukanni, the capital of Mitanni.

More reading: Tell el Fakhariya homepage
Located at 36.66, 40.24 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in al-Hasakah Governorate, Bronze Age sites in Syria, Former populated places in Syria