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Za'lanah Destination Guide

Touring Za'lanah in Syria

Za'lanah in the region of Aleppo is located in Syria - some 195 mi or ( 313 km ) North of Damascus , the country's capital city .

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Time in Za'lanah is now 09:00 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Damascus " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Umm al 'Amad al Qibliyah, Ad Dara'iyah Umm 'Adas, Turaykiyah, and At Tunbur. Being here already, consider visiting Nicosia . Check out our recommendations for Za'lanah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Aleppo International Airport

Aleppo International Airport is an international airport serving Aleppo, Syria. The airport serves as a secondary hub for Syrian Arab Airlines. The history of the airport dates back to the beginning of the 20th century. It was upgraded and developed over the years until 1999 when the new current terminal was inaugurated. As of January 01, 2012 all flights were suspended due to fighting between the rebels and the Syrian Army around the area.

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Located at 36.18 37.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Airports in Syria, Buildings and structures in Aleppo

Bab al-Hadid

Bab al-Hadid meaning the Iron Gate of Victory, is one of the nine historical gates of the Ancient City of Aleppo, Syria. It is one of the well-preserved gates of old Aleppo.

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Located at 36.20 37.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Gates of Aleppo

1138 Aleppo earthquake

The 1138 Aleppo earthquake was among the deadliest earthquakes in history. Its name was taken from the city of Aleppo, in northern Syria, where the most casualties were sustained. The quake occurred on 11 October 1138 and was preceded by a smaller quake on the 10th. It is frequently listed as the third deadliest earthquake in history, following on from the Shensi and Tangshan earthquakes in China.

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Located at 36.22 37.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: 1138, 12th century in Syria, 12th-century earthquakes, Earthquakes in Syria, History of Aleppo


Aleppo, located in northwestern Syria 310 kilometres (193 miles) from Damascus, is the largest city in Syria and serves as the capital of Aleppo Governorate, the most populous Syrian governorate. With an official population of 2,132,100 (2004 census), it is also one of the largest cities in the Levant. For centuries, Aleppo was Greater Syria's largest city and the Ottoman Empire's third, after İstanbul and Cairo.

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Located at 36.22 37.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Aleppo, Amorite cities, Arabic architecture, Fertile Crescent, Populated places along the Silk Road, Populated places in Mount Simeon District

Siege of Aleppo (637)

The Siege of Aleppo, the Byzantine stronghold and one of few remaining Byzantine castles in the northern Levant after the decisive Battle of Yarmouk, was laid between July and October 637.

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Located at 36.20 37.16 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: 630s in the Byzantine Empire, 637, Battles involving the Rashidun Caliphate, Battles of Abu Ubaidah ibn al-Jarrah, Battles of Khalid ibn Walid, Battles of the Arab–Byzantine Wars, History of Aleppo, Muslim conquest of Syria, Muslim conquests, Sieges, Sieges involving the Byzantine Empire