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Damascus __ "The Mamluk minaret framed between two Corinthian columns dating from fourteen centuries earlier, symbolizes the extraordinary mixture of influences that have gone to make up this city of nearly three million five hundred thousand people." You will find a brief overview of the city. - illustrated - From - 

Damascus __ "Damascus (دمشق transliteration: Dimashq, also commonly known as الشام ash-Shām) is the capital and largest city of Syria. It is thought to be among the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world" - illustrated -A brief encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - From Wikipedia - 

Damascus __ An overview of the city including history and attractions such as museums and historic sites. - from unknown - 

Damascus __ A couple of online galleries of excellent photos including a gallery of Damascus covered with snow. - illustrated - From -

Damascus Map, Map of Damascus __ "Here you will find a treasure of information with regard to map of Damascus as well as a wealth of information on the subject of Damascus maps." - From -

Damascus Photos __ Here are galleries of click-to-enlarge photos of Damascus, syria. - illustrated - from -

Damascus Photos __ You will find more than 30 galleries of photos of Damascus as well as hundreds of individually posted pictures of Damascus. - illustrated - From -

Damascus pictures __ Pages of excellent click-to-enlarge pictures of Damascus. - illustrated - From -


Damascus pictures, Damascus images __ "Welcome to the InfoHub Damascus pictures and images page. Here you will find a treasure of information with regard to the pictures of Damascus as well as a wealth of information on the subject of Damascus images and photos." - From - 

Damascus, Syria __ "Damascus, the capital of Syria, is the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world. It has occupied a position of importance in the fields of science, culture, politics, art commerce, and industry from the earliest times. It has been called Al-Fayha'a (the fragrant city), Al-Sham, Jollaq, and Pearl of Orient as Emperor Julian named it. It was mentioned in the Holy Qur'an as the many-columns city of Aram, "...whose like has never been built in the land...". - You will find a brief historic overview. - illustrated - From -
Damascus, Syria - Al Mashriq __ You will find a page where you may experience Damascus in both sight and sound. - illustrated - From Al Mashriq - 

Damascus, Syria (Homs Online - __ An overview of Damascus history. - From - 

Damascus, Syria - Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger __ Good collection of photos and interesting text. - illustrated - From -

The History of Damascus __ "Its first appearance in history, is as a city conquered in the 15th century BC by the Pharaoh Thutmosis III. According to the Old Testament, it was once the capital of the Aramean Kingdom in the 11th Century BC." A good overview of Damascus history. - illustrated - From - 

Landmarks of Old Damascus __ You will find a list of click-to-view and read articles about notable Damascus landmarks. - illustrated - From -

population of Damascus 2010 __ Damascus population figure - From -

Syria Times __ Online English language newspaper. - illustrated - From Syria Times -

Welcome to Old Damascus __ Learn about the art, architecture and history of old Damascus with galleries and articles. - illustrated - From -

What is Damascus city profile? __ You will find a brief overview of Damascus. - illustrated - From -



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