Qatrah Destination Guide
Touring Qatrah in Syria.
Qatrah in the region of Idlib is located in Syria - some 152 mi (or 244 km) North of Damascus, the country's capital city.
Time in Qatrah is now 08:01 AM (Saturday). 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: Al 'Uwayja, Mir'aya, Ma'arr Dibsah, Khan as Subul, Homs or İskenderun. Being here already, consider visiting As Sat, Judaydat Nawwaf, Umm Halahil, Tall Damm, Tall Dibs and Qatrah. We also found some pictures.
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Interesting facts about this location
Mount Zāwiya or Mount Rīḥā is a highland region in Idlib Governorate in northwestern Syria. Around 36 towns and villages exist in the Mount Zawiya region. The biggest towns are Rīḥā (Arīḥā) and Maʻarrat an-Nuʻmān.
Mardikh is a village in the Idlib Governorate of Syria. It is the nearest village to the site of historical Ebla ("Tel Mardikh"), south east of Idlib. Nearby localities include Saraqib to the north, Kafr Amim to the east, Maardabsah and Khan al-Sabl to the south and Dadikh to the west. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Mardikh had a population of 32,495 in the 2004 census.
Great Mosque of Maarrat al-Numan
The Great Mosque of Maarrat al-Numan is an Ayyubid-era mosque in the village of Maarrat al-Numan between Hama and Aleppo in Syria. This congregational mosque was built in the first half of the twelfth century.
Maarat al-Numaan is a city in northwestern Syria with a population of about 58,008 (2004 census). It is located at the highway between Aleppo and Hama and near the Dead Cities of Bara and Serjilla. The city, known as Arra to the Greeks and Marre to the Crusaders, has its present-day name combined of the traditional name and of its first Muslim governor an-Nu'man ibn Bashir, a companion of Muhammad.
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