Location map of Damascus
Location of Damascus

Believed to be oldest city in world; ruled by Egyptians & Hittites until became independent Aramaean kingdom 1000-732 BC; prominent in Hebrew history; included in many kingdoms until 661 AD; attacked during Crusades; occupied by British & Arabs 1918.— Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)

Ash Sham Cammeseq Damas Damasco Damascus Damaskus Darmeseq Demetrias Dimash Dimashq Dimeshq Esh Sham Esh-Sham
Syria  country
Middle East  continent
33.519299° N, 36.313450° E

Damascus Historic Sites & Landmarks

Bibliography of Damascus, Syria