Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Damascus


Damascus

Damascus (Arabic: دمشق‎ ​ transliterated: Dimashq Also commonly: الشامash-Shām) is the capital and largest city of Syria. Founded approximately 2500 BCE, it is thought to be the oldest continuously-inhabited city in the world, before Al Fayyum, and Gaziantep. Its current population is estimated at about 4.5 million.



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