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Darayya Destination Guide

Discover Darayya in Syria

Darayya in the region of Rif-dimashq with its 71,596 habitants is a place located in Syria - some 5 mi or ( 8 km ) South-West of Damascus , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Darayya

Local time in Darayya is now 08:11 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Damascus " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Subaynah as Sughra, Sahnaiya, Irbin, and Hawsh al Balas. When in this area, you might want to check out Nicosia . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Darayya ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Welcome To Syria

10:00 min by ChrisVassbotn
Views: 13022 Rating: 4.71

The road to Damascus.... ..

Damascus Old City, Syria

4:06 min by cocoanut365
Views: 3943 Rating: 4.86

A walk through Damascus' Old City, during my trip there in January 2009 (not 2008 as the opening title suggests). I would highly recommend watching it on High Quality guys! ..

Darayya Massacre

13:16 min by Arabi Souri
Views: 3485 Rating: 4.10

GRAPHIC: Another massacre by Turkey's sponsored FSA terrorists, wherever they infest they leave their fingerprints in order to terrify the people and make them revolt by force against their own govern ..

American professor studies Arabic in Damascus

1:56 min by arabicindamascus
Views: 2672 Rating: 5.00

"I came to Damascus to study Arabic." American professor studying Arabic in Damascus at "the Ma'had" the Institute for Teaching of Arabic for Non_Arabic Speaking Foreigners. The video shows the profes ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Darayya District

Darayya District is a district of the Rif Dimashq Governorate in Syria. At the 2004 officical census, the district had a population of 260,961. The centre of the district is the city of Darayya.

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Located at 33.45 36.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
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Darayya is a Syrian city administratively belonging to Rif Dimashq. Darayya has an altitude of 689 meters. It has a population of 75,134 as of 2004, making it the 19th largest city per geographical entity in Syria. It is sometimes regarded as a suburb of Damascus. Patriarch Gregory III Laham, the spiritual leader of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church was born here in 15 December 1933 as Lutfy Laham.

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Located at 33.45 36.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Cities in Syria, Populated places in Darayya District

Revolutionary Youth Union

Revolutionary Youth Union is the youth organization of the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party in Syria. The chairman of the organisation is Dr. Adnan Arbash. Joining organisation starts mostly within the year 10 at schools and it is the partisan's track for active membership in the Ba'ath Party after – at least – 3 years of ideological preparation. RYU publishes al-Maseera newspaper and manage a nation-wide properties and investments (e.g. backpacker hostels).

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Located at 33.49 36.24 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Ba'athism, Youth organisations based in Syria

Al-Jalaa Stadium

Al-Jalaa Stadium is a stadium located in Damascus, Syria. It is currently used mostly for football matches. It serves as a home ground of Al-Shorta SC Damascus. The stadium holds 12,000 spectators.

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Located at 33.50 36.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Damascus, Football venues in Syria


Mezzeh is a municipality and a relatively new neighborhood of Damascus, Syria. It lies to the southwest of central Damascus, along the Mezzeh highway. It started gaining importance when the French constructed the Mezzeh airbase there, which was the main airport in Damascus until Damascus International Airport was opened. It also held the notorious Mezzeh prison until 2000. The current presidential palace in on the top of Mount Mezzeh and overlooks all of Damascus.

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Located at 33.50 36.26 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Neighborhoods of Damascus


Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Darayya