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|Nickname(s): (Madīnatu 'l-Yāsmīn) City of Jasmin|
|Governorates||Damascus Governorate, Capital City|
|• Governor||Bishr Al Sabban|
|• City||105 km2 (41 sq mi)|
|• Urban||77 km2 (30 sq mi)|
|Elevation||680 m (2,230 ft)|
|Population (2009 est.)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
|Area code(s)||Country code: 963, City code: 11|
|Sources: Damascus city area |
Damascus is the capital and largest city of Syria. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world (see section: Ancient history), before Al Fayyum, and Gaziantep. Its current population is estimated at about 1.67 million. The city is a governorate by itself, and the capital of the governorate of Rif Dimashq (Rural Damascus).