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Hauran

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Asia : Middle East : Syria : Hauran
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The Hauran is a volcanic plateau in southern Syria. It also includes the capital, Damascus.

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  • Damascus — the capital and the oldest city alive
  • Deraa — an ancient city on the Jordanian border

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  • Bosra — a Roman city in southern Syria close to the Jordan frontier noted for the use of black basalt stones and its well preserved theatre
  • Der Mar Musa — not a tourist site, but an active christian monastery actively promoting Islamic/Christian dialogue. Welcomes Christians and followers of other religious traditions. It is 80 km north of Damascus.

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