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Abu Hajar Destination Guide

Touring Abu Hajar in Syria.

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Abu Hajar in the region of Al-Hasakah is located in Syria - some 315 mi (or 507 km) North-East of Damascus, the country's capital city.

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Time in Abu Hajar is now 07:24 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Damascus" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Mosul, Umm Sulaybah, Tall 'Umran, Aleppo, Damascus or Adıyaman Province. Being here already, consider visiting Umm Dibs, Chahaf, Tall Halaf, Ra's al 'Ayn, Qulay'ah and Maden. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

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 36.84, 40.11 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in al-Hasakah Governorate, Bronze Age sites in Syria, Former populated places 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 36.84, 40.11 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Aramaean cities, History of Syria

Southeastern Anatolia Region

Southeastern Anatolia Region (Turkish: Güneydoğu Anadolu Bölgesi) is one of Turkey's seven census-defined geographical regions (bölge). It is bordered by the Mediterranean Region to the west, the Eastern Anatolia Region to the north, Syria to the south, and Iraq to the southeast.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.84, 40.11 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Regions of Turkey, Southeastern Anatolia Region