General information about Damascus
CountrySyrian Arab Republic
Region Dimashq 13
Population1,569,394
Time ZoneAsia/Damascus
Cost of living in Damascus, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation $59 $116
Food $84 $156
Transportation $18 $49
Communications and utilities $53 $50
Clothing $17 $65
Sports and leisure $11 $45
Accommodation in Damascus, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre$59
Shared room in city centre$115
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre$107
1 bedroom apartment in city centre$180
Coordinates of Damascus
Time ZoneAsia/Damascus
GMT +2
Latitude33.510200000
Longitude36.291280000

Popular places and attractions of Damascus

Faraya Mzaar Ski Resort Faraya Mzaar Ski Resort
Faraya Mzaar Ski Resort
Ski Area
9.5
Faraya Faraya
Faraya
Mountain
8.8
Kfardebian Kfardebian
Kfardebian
Ski Area
8.5
Kab Elias Kab Elias
Kab Elias
Mountain
8.5
Piste Warde - Kfarzebian Piste Warde - Kfarzebian
Piste Warde - Kfarzebian
Mountain
8.4
Faitroun Faitroun
Faitroun
Mountain
8.4

Parks, gardens and green spaces in Damascus

Chateau Ksara Chateau Ksara
Chateau Ksara
Vineyard
9.0
Cedars Of God Cedars Of God
Cedars Of God
Forest
8.2
Réserve Cèdres Maaser Réserve Cèdres Maaser
Réserve Cèdres Maaser
Forest
8.2
Nimrod Fortress (Nimrod Fortress (מצודת נמרוד)) Nimrod Fortress (Nimrod Fortress (מצודת נמרוד))
Nimrod Fortress (Nimrod Fortress (מצודת נמרוד))
National Park
7.6
Château Kefraya Château Kefraya
Château Kefraya
Winery
8.6
محمية ارز الشوف الطبيعية محمية ارز الشوف الطبيعية
محمية ارز الشوف الطبيعية
Trail
7.8

Cost of living and prices in Damascus

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 2.5 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 16.4 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 2.7 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 0.9 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 4.0 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0.5 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0.2 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 1.2 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0.3 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 0.3 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 0.9 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 0.6 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 0.3 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0.3 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 0.9 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0.4 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0.5 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 2.2 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 3.4 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 0.7 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 0.9 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 0.4 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 6.7 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 0.8 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1.0 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 2.0 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0.1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 18.0 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 0.3 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 0.5 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 2.4 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 0.5 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 11,536.0 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 14.3 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 7.5 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 4.0 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 23.8 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 47.2 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 53.7 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 44.8 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 180.8 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 107.1 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 350.1 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 180.1 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 37.0 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 27.4 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,142.0 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 420.0 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 107.0 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 6.4 %
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Damascus

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugyear
Record high°C43362924232529364141454345
Average high°C32271913111317232833353524
Average temperature°C23181276811152023262616
Average low°C139410247111416178
Record low°C3-1-7-8-11-11-7-2051010-11
RainDays00190773100028
SnowDays0011322000009
FogDays55715159107425892
ThunderstormsDays0110001110005
Average precipitationMm.0102040303020100000160
Relative humidity%45506075757060504040404554
Relative humidity morning%77758390898683787574798381
Relative humidity evening%23355268645342312419202138
Wind speedKm/h14466161616171416171713
Day LengthHours13121110111112141415151413
Dew point°C9632112357101160
Growing degree-day°C40025858000341673104174995082652
Solar radiation, globalMj/m22115108101318222630292619
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Location on map - Damascus

Location on map - Damascus

Damascus - Closest airports

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