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Wadi Jirar in the region of Latakia is a town in Syria - some 141 mi (or 227 km) North of Damascus, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Wadi Jirar is now 06:40 AM (Friday). 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: Zigharu, Wadi Jirar, Sulayb Turkuman, Al Muzayri'ah, Miliou or İskenderun. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Samiyah, Shatra, Ash Shilfatiyah, As Sanawbar, Ruwaysat al Hursh and Al Haffah. 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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Voyage en Syrie avec Akadémia Julia

05:00 min ( December 08, 2009 by casscrane)
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Voyage en Syrie avec Akadêmia Julia en Avril 2009 Damas- Maloula - dernier village où lon parle laraméen, la langue du Christ, visite dune petite église- Le Krak des Chevaliers chef-dœuvre de con...

The Romans Theater Syria

01:32 min ( March 18, 2009 by calpolyis)
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As is familiar to anyone with even a passing interest in ancient history, the Romans wrested control of the Mediterranean from the successors of Alexander. After hard fighting they deposed the kings w...

Syrien 3: Ugarit und Saladinburg

15:13 min ( March 25, 2012 by berry1607)
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Fahrt entlang der Mittelmeerküste nach Lattakia zur erstaunlich gut erhaltenen Saladinburg, strategisch günstig in dramatischer Landschaft gelegen. Besuch der Ausgrabungsstätte von Ugarit zeigt, wa...

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Interesting facts about this location

Bassel Al-Assad International Airport

Bassel al-Assad International Airport is an airport serving Latakia, the principal port city of Syria. The airport is named for Bassel al-Assad (1962–1994), son of the late Syrian President Hafez al-Assad and brother of the current President Bashar al-Assad.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.53, 35.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Syria, Buildings and structures in Latakia Governorate

Latakia District

Latakia District is a district of the Latakia Governorate in Syria. At the 2004 Census it had a population of 526,888. The centre of the district is the city of Latakia. Latakia and the surrounding districts became a separate autonomous state under a Mandate given to France by the League of Nations and remained so for two years until its incorporation into the larger, French Mandate of Syria in 1923.

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Located at 35.53, 35.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
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Al-Assad Stadium

Al-Assad Stadium (also known as Al-Basil Stadium) is a multi-purpose stadium in Latakia, Syria. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a capacity of 25,000 spectators. The stadium was opened in 1978 and completely renovated in 2004. It is home to Syrian Premier League football clubs Hutteen SC and Tishreen SC. The complex includes a nearby Olympic size swimming and diving pools and a hotel.

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Located at 35.53, 35.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Latakia, Football venues in Syria, Multi-purpose stadiums in Syria


Latakia, or Latakiyah (and often locally transliterated as Lattakia), is the principal port city of Syria, as well as the capital of the Latakia Governorate. In addition to serving as a port, the city is a manufacturing center for surrounding agricultural towns and villages. According to the 2004 official census, the population of the city is 383,786.

More reading: Latakia homepage
Located at 35.53, 35.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Greek cities, Ancient Greek sites in Syria, Ancient mints, Cities in Syria, Fertile Crescent, Hellenistic colonies, Latakia, Mediterranean port cities and towns in Syria, Phoenician cities, Populated coastal places in Syria, Populated places established in the 2nd millennium BC, Port cities in Asia, Roman sites in Syria

Tell Tweini

Tell Tweini is an archaeological site located 1 kilometers east of the modern city of Jableh, Syria. It is situated within the coastal plain of Jebleh within short distance of two other main archaeological sites: Tell Sukas (5 km) and Tell Siyannu (6 km). As a tell, the site is the result of centuries of habitation on the same place, which resulted in a rising surface.

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Located at 35.53, 35.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Latakia Governorate, Former populated places in Syria, Iron Age sites in Syria, Neolithic sites in Syria