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Halfaya Destination Guide

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Halfaya in the region of Hama with it's 23,403 residents is a city in Syria - some 122 mi (or 197 km) North of Damascus, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Halfaya

Current time in Halfaya is now 07:48 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Damascus" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Zawr Mahruqah, Tayyibat al Imam, Souran, Muhradah, Kafr Zaytah or Antioch. While being here, make sure to check out as well. 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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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

29°C / 85 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 45%
Air Pressure 969.4 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 24th of September 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 29°C (84 °F)
Night: 14°C (58 °F)
Tuesday, 25th of September 2018
Sky is clear, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 33°C (91 °F)
Night: 15°C (60 °F)
Wednesday, 26th of September 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 34°C (93 °F)
Night: 15°C (60 °F)

Videos

Credi c'est shawarma a Hama Worldkerros...

02:38 min ( December 18, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 457 - Rating: 5/5

Preview of Worldkerros's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Entry from: Hamah, Syria...

Waterwheel Diving in Hama Syria

04:16 min ( February 12, 2011 by rikasinai)
Views: 10,611 - Rating: 4.93814/5

The Norias of Hama, Syria. The "Norias"(waterwheels) is not only a tourist attraction, can be a toy for the locals too!


Hama - home of the waterwheel Jimsim's p...

00:54 min ( February 14, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4)
Views: 271 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Jimsim's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these videos...

Arab Castles and Water wheels Mikeandfi'...

02:38 min ( December 07, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 595 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Mikeandfi's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vid...


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Interesting facts about this location

Orontes River

See Orontid dynasty for the Armenian kings and satraps called Orontes. The Orontes or Asi is a river of Lebanon, Syria and Turkey. It was anciently the chief river of the Levant, also called Draco, Typhon and Axius. The last was a native form, from whose revival, or continuous employment in native speech, has preceded the modern name ‘Āṣī ("rebel"), because the river flows from the south to the north unlike the rest of the rivers in the region.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.26, 36.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Fertile Crescent, International rivers of Asia, Levant, Rivers of Lebanon, Rivers of Syria, Rivers of Turkey

Mhardeh

Mhardeh, also spelled Muhradah, is a city in northern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located about 23 kilometers northwest of Hama. It is situated along the Orontes River, near the Ghab plain. Nearby localities include Halfaya and Taybat al-Imam to the east, Khitab to the southeast, Maarzaf to the south, Asilah and Jubb Ramlah to the southwest, Shaizar, Safsafiyah, Tremseh and Kafr Hud to the west and Kafr Zita and al-Lataminah to the north.

More reading: Mhardeh homepage
Located at 35.26, 36.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Syria, Populated places in Mahardah District

Battle of the Orontes

The Battle of the Orontes was fought on 15 September 994 between the Byzantines and their Hamdanid allies under Michael Bourtzes against the forces of the Fatimid vizier of Damascus, the Turkish general Manjutakin. The battle was a Fatimid victory. In the 990s, the Byzantine Empire and the Fatimids were involved in a war in Syria, which also involved the Byzantine vassal state of Aleppo, controlled by the Hamdanid dynasty.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.26, 36.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:990s in Syria, 990s in the Byzantine Empire, Basil II, Battles involving the Byzantine Empire, Battles involving the Fatimid Caliphate, Battles of the Arab–Byzantine Wars, Conflicts in 994

Battle of Shaizar (1111)

In the Battle of Shaizar in 1111, a Crusader army commanded by King Baldwin I of Jerusalem and a Seljuk army led by Mawdud ibn Altuntash of Mosul fought to tactical draw but a withdrawal of Crusader forces.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.26, 36.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:12th-century crusades, Battles involving the Seljuk Turks, Battles of the Crusades, Conflicts in 1111, Military history of Syria

Al-Qubeir massacre

The Al-Qubeir massacre, also known as the Hama massacre, occurred in the small village of Al-Qubeir near Hama, Syria, on 6 June 2012 during the country's ongoing civil conflict. Al-Qubeir is described as a Sunni farming settlement surrounded by Alawite villages in the central province of Hama.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.26, 36.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:2012 in Syria, Hama Governorate, Mass murder in 2012, Massacres of the Syrian civil war