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Hillah in the region of Idlib is a town in Syria - some 179 mi (or 288 km) North of Damascus, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Hillah is now 06:53 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Damascus" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Taltitah, Salqin, Ma'arrat Misrin, Kuku, Kafr Takharim or Adana. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some video in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Syrian News TV 'Ikhbariya' accompanies the Syrian Army in its task to cleanse Idleb's Countryside from the Turkey's filth aka FSA

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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Ager Sanguinis

In the Battle of Ager Sanguinis, also known as the Battle of the Field of Blood, the Battle of Sarmada, or the Battle of Balat, Roger of Salerno's Crusader army of the Principality of Antioch was annihilated by the army of Ilghazi of Mardin, the Artuqid ruler of Aleppo on June 28, 1119.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.09, 36.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:12th-century crusades, Battles involving the Seljuk Turks, Battles of the Crusades, Conflicts in 1119

Battle of Azaz (1125)

In the Battle of Azaz forces of the Crusader States commanded by King Baldwin II of Jerusalem defeated Aq-Sunqur il-Bursuqi's army of Seljuk Turks on June 11, 1125 and raised the siege of the town. (One authority says the battle was fought on June 13.)

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.09, 36.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:12th-century crusades, Battles involving the Seljuk Turks, Battles of the Crusades, Conflicts in 1125

Idlib

Idlib is a city in northwestern Syria, capital of the Idlib Governorate, and 59 kilometers west of Aleppo. It has an elevation of nearly 500 meters above sea level. In the 2004 census by the Central Bureau of Statistics, Idlib had a population of 98,791 (2004 census). The inhabitants are overwhelmingly Sunni Muslims, although there is a significant Christian minority. Idlib is divided into six main districts: Ashrafiyeh (the most populous), Hittin, Hejaz, Downtown, Hurriya, and al-Qusur.

More reading: Idlib homepage
Located at 36.09, 36.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Syria, Fertile Crescent, Idlib, Populated places in Idlib District

Alalakh

Alalakh is the name of an ancient city-state near modern Antakya in the Amuq River valley of Turkey's Hatay Province. Now represented by an extensive mound, the name of the modern archaeological site is Tell Atchana. Alalakh Alalakh is located in TurkeyAlalakhAlalakh Coordinates: {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:36|14|16|N|36|23|05|E|type:city | |name= }}

More reading: Alalakh homepage
Located at 36.09, 36.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Turkey, Former populated places in Turkey, Geography of Hatay Province, History of Hatay Province

Tell Tayinat

Tell Ta'yinat is a low-lying ancient occupation mound on the east bank at the bend of the ancient Orontes river, in the Hatay province of present southeastern Turkey about 25 kilometers south east of Antakya. The site lies some 800 meters from Tell Atchana, the site of the ancient city of Alalakh. It is a possible site of the city of Calneh mentioned in the Hebrew Scriptures.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.09, 36.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Turkey, Buildings and structures in Hatay Province, Former populated places in Turkey, History of Hatay Province, Syro-Hittite states