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Damascus is located 80 km from the Mediterranean Sea on a plateau 2200 feet above sea level. It is bordered by the Anti- Lebanon Mountains, with the Barada river flowing nearby


Dialing code



Emergency numbers
Police – 112

Fire- 113
Ambulance- 110
1.5 million


Arabic, French and English
Time Zone
Average January temperatures
5.5 Degrees Celsius

Average July temperatures
26 Degrees Celsius

Annual rainfall
7.6 inches

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