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It is colloquially known in Syria as ash-Sham (Arabic: Geographically embedded on the eastern foothills of the Anti-Lebanon mountain range 80 kilometres (50 mi) inland from the eastern shore of the Mediterranean on a plateau 680 metres (2,230 ft) above sea level, Damascus experiences a semi-arid climate because of the rain shadow effect. First settled in the second millennium BC, it was chosen as the capital of the Umayyad Caliphate from 661 to 750.

Boy chat free dating without the intention of marriage.Maps of Roman Syria indicate that the Barada river emptied into a lake of some size east of Damascus.Today it is called Bahira Atayba, the hesitant lake, because in years of severe drought it does not even exist.The old city of Damascus, enclosed by the city walls, lies on the south bank of the river Barada which is almost dry (3 cm (1 in) left).To the south-east, north and north-east it is surrounded by suburban areas whose history stretches back to the Middle Ages: Midan in the south-west, Sarouja and Imara in the north and north-west.

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