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Halluz in the region of Latakia is located in Syria - some 157 mi (or 253 km) North of Damascus, the country's capital.

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Current time in Halluz is now 11:49 AM (Wednesday). 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: Sitarbah, Qanayah, Mazughli, Kinnsibba, Kafr Qattar or Adana. While being here, make sure to check out Bashnafah, Shaykh Sindiyan Qibli, Raytaniyah, Kafr Witar, Shanuriyah and Arzaghan Tahtani as well. We discovered 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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Interesting facts about this location

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.

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Located at 35.78, 36.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 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.

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Located at 35.78, 36.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 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

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.

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Located at 35.78, 36.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Byzantine forts, Castles in Syria

Kışlak

Kışlak is a town in Hatay Province, Turkey

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Located at 35.78, 36.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Mediterranean Region, Turkey, Populated places in Hatay Province, Towns in Turkey, Yayladağ District

Yayladağ Dam

Yayladağı Dam is a dam in Turkey. The development was backed by the Turkish State Hydraulic Works.

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Located at 35.78, 36.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Dams in Hatay Province