SYRIAN Arab Republic

Governorate of DAMASCUS

Flag or logo since 1963-03-08
Muhafazah DIMASHQ : مُحافظة دمشق‎ (ar)
Emblem or Symbol

President Nazim al-Kudsi
(ruler of SYRIA since 1961-12-14)
Capital:(Damascus) + Babbila - ((Dimashq Ash-Sham) + Babbila)
Official languages: Arabic (ar) .


DAMASCUS Governorate of DAMASCUS  ((Damascus) + Babbila)

10 Mainland Divisions:

DAMASCUS RURAL DAMASCUS COUNTRYSIDE District : Damascus Rural Area District  (Babbila)Local: Mintaqah RIF DIMASHQ  (Babbila)
DARAYA DARAYA District  (Daraya)Local: Mintaqat DARAYYA : منطقة داريا (ar)  (Darayya)
DOUMA DOUMA District  (Douma)Local: Mintaqat DUMA : منطقة دوما (ar)  (Dūmā)
KUNEITRA KUNEITRA District  (Kuneitra)Local: Mintaqah AL-QUNAYTIRAH''  (Al-Qunaytirah'')
NABEK NABEK District  (Al-Nabek)Local: Mintaqah AN-NABK  (An-Nabk)
QATANA QATANA District  (Qatana)Local: Mintaqah QATANA  (Qatana)
QUTAYFAH QUTAYFAH District  (Qutayfah)Local: Mintaqah AL-QUTAYFAH  (Al-Qutayfah)
TELL TELL District  (Al-Tell)Local: Mintaqah AL-TALL  (Al-Tall)
YABROOD YABROOD District  (Yabrood)Local: Mintaqah YABRUD : منطقة يبرود (ar)  (Yabrud)
ZABADANI ZABADANI District  (Zabadani)Local: Mintaqah AZ-ZABADANI : منطقة الزبداني (ar)  (Az-Zabadani)

Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2020's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

SYRIA SYRIAN Arab Republic  (Damascus)

Other Territories or Entities within the 2020's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

GADOT GADOT Demilitarized Zone  (Gadot)
LAKE TIBERIAS LAKE TIBERIAS Demilitarized Zones under United Nations Truce Supervision Organization  (Ein Gev)
LATAKIA Governorate of LATAKIA  (Latakia)
PALESTINIAN REFUGEE CAMPS IN SYRIA PALESTINIAN REFUGEE CAMPS IN SYRIA : UNRWA-United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East  (Jaramana)
SULEYMAN SHAH TOMB Enclave of the Land of Turk''s Tomb : TOMB OF SULEYMAN SHAH  (Qalat Jabar)
TEL EL-QADI TEL EL-QADI Demilitarized Zone  (Tel El-Kadi)
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 Main Internet Sources

   * Base géographique, Archives nationales d'outre-mer (FR). For the administrative divisions of the former French dependencies.
   * Centennia Historical Atlas Software, ed. Centennia (US). For Europe, North Africa and Middle East historical maps.
   * Drapeaux d'Origine & d'Inspiration Françaises - DO&IF, SFV (FR). For French colonial flags.
   * Ethnologue: Languages of the World, SIL International (US). For languages codes.
   * Flags Of The World - FOTW, Rob Raeside (CA). For the current and historic flags of the world.
   * GeoNames, Geonames (CH). Geographical names database.
   * Google Books, Google (US). Online library used for specific sources.
   * Herald Dick Magazine, Herald Dick (FR). For some current and historic arms.
   * Heraldry of the World, by Ralf Hartemink (NL). For local emblems and arms.
   * L'aménagement linguistique dans le monde, by Jacques Leclerc, University of Laval (CA). For national linguistic policies.
   * National Arms and Emblems - Past and Present, by Hubert de Vries (NL). For historic national emblems and arms.
   * Numismondo - World Printed Money Picture Catalog, by Garry Saint, Esquire (US). For national currencies.
   * Omniatlas - Interactive atlas of World History, by Rick Westera (NZ). For some geopolitical maps.
   * Perry-Castañ:eda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin (US). For some historical maps.
   * Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer (NL). For historical regional demographies and areas.
   * Portale Storia, by Giovanni Fontana (IT). For photos of rulers.
   * ReliefWeb, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). For maps of some administrative divisions.
   *, by Benjamin Schemmel (DE). For photos of rulers.
   * Statoids, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The World Factbook, ed. Central Intelligence Agency (US). For the general data and profiles of the current countries.
   * United Nations Peacekeeping, United Nations (UNO). For the United Nations Missions.
   * Vexilla Mundi, by Mello Luchtenberg (NL). For flags of the world.
   * Vexillographia, by Viktor Lomantsov (RU). For flags of Russia and Soviet Union.
   * Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation (US). Free-use pictures.
   * Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation (US). For general data, maps, sources, pictures.
   * World Heritage Centre, (UNESCO). For the selected photos of the countries.
   * World History at KMLA, by Alexander Ganse (DE). For historical maps and links by country.
   * World Statesmen, by Ben Cahoon (US). Main source for the historical polities and their rulers.

 Printed References

   * Atlas des empires and other books of Gérard Chaliand, ed. Payot (FR). General historical geopolitic data.
   * Atlas of the World's Languages, ed. Routledge (UK). Most complete world list of languages and dialects.
   * Flags Through the Ages and Accross the World, by Whitney Smith, ed. McGraw (US). Flags of the world.
   * Fragments d'Europe, by Michel Foucher, ed. Fayard (FR). For the post-Soviet Union polities.
   * L'État du Monde, ed. La Découverte (FR). Yearly geopolitic cover of the world.
   * Quid, by Dominique Frémy, ed. Plon (FR). Yearly encyclopedia that was useful for countries data.
   * Statoids printed version, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The Times Atlas of the World, ed. Times Atlas (UK). Periodical atlas of the world with its supplementary list of administrative subdivisions.
   * World Christian Encyclopedia, by David B. Barrett, ed. Oxford University Press (UK). For world religious groups but also ethnological data. First inspiring source of website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

   * others are added according to the consulted entity.


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