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Al Hawiyah Destination Guide

Explore Al Hawiyah in Syria.

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Al Hawiyah in the region of Latakia is located in Syria - some 147 mi (or 237 km) North of Damascus, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Al Hawiyah

Time in Al Hawiyah is now 07:41 AM (Friday). 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: Shathat at Tahta, Rayhaniyah, Al Muzayri'ah, Kinnsibba, Kibiliyah or İskenderun. Since you are here already, consider visiting Juwayz, Ayn an Nur, Murayj, Bashnafah, Zuwayqat and Aramah. We saw some hobby film in the internet. 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

10°C / 49 °F Moderate rain
Morning Temperature 8°C / 46 °F
Evening Temperature 10°C / 51 °F
Night Temperature 6°C / 43 °F
Chance of rainfall 9%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 994.7 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Saturday, 17th of November 2018
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 14°C (57 °F)
Night: 9°C (48 °F)
Sunday, 18th of November 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 18°C (65 °F)
Night: 12°C (54 °F)
Monday, 19th of November 2018
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 18°C (65 °F)
Night: 10°C (50 °F)

Videos

Road to Salma With the Glorious Syrian A...

07:41 min ( August 23, 2012 by Arabi Souri)
Views: 1,485 - Rating: 4.57143/5

With the help of Turkish Muslim Brotherhood government, terrorists have been smuggled through a stretch of about 800 km into Syria, including the mountainous area of Latakia, and especially near the c...

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Interesting facts about this location

Bourzey castle

Bourzey castle is called also Mirza castle, (Arabic قلعة ميرزا). It is located at the border of Syria coastal mountains and Ghab valley, 25 km away from Jeser Alshghur, at altitude 450 m. The inscriptions and mentioning of the castle relate it to the Byzantine era in 11-th century. Architecturally it has triangle shape, the western façade is 175 m, the eastern is 50 m. The southern and eastern façades are adjacent to deep gorges, but the western façade is the least steep.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.64, 36.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Byzantine forts, Castles in Syria

Qarqar (Karkar)

Qarqar is the name of an ancient town in northwestern Syria, known from Neo-Assyrian sources. It was the site of one of the most important battles of the ancient world, the battle of Qarqar, fought in 853 BC when the army of Assyria, led by king Shalmaneser III, encountered an allied force comprising military units from 11 local kingdoms. The leaders of this ad hoc alliance were Hadadezer (Ben Hadad) of Damascus and King Ahab of Israel.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.64, 36.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Aramaean cities, Archaeological sites in Hama Governorate, Former populated places in Syria, Iron Age sites in Syria

Battle of Qarqar

The Battle of Qarqar (or Ḳarḳar) was fought in 853 BC when the army of Assyria led by king Shalmaneser III encountered an allied army of twelve kings at Qarqar led by Hadadezer (also called Adad-idr and possibly to be identified with Benhadad II) of Damascus and King Ahab of Israel.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.64, 36.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:853 BC, 9th-century BC conflicts, Ammon, Ancient Israel and Judah, Aramaeans, Battles involving Assyria, Battles involving ancient Egypt, History of Syria, Military history of Syria, Phoenicia, Wars of ancient Israel

Quote of the moment

If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.

James Michener