General information about Damascus
Country Syria
region Dimashq 13
Population 1,569,394
Time Zone Asia/Damascus
Cost of living in Damascus
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 59 116
Food 84 156
Transportation 18 49
Communications and utilities 53 50
Clothing 17 65
Sports and leisure 11 45
Total 242 481
Accommodation in Damascus USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 60
Shared room in city centre 117
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 107
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 181
Coordinates of Damascus
Time Zone Asia/Damascus
GMT +2
Latitude 33.510200000
Longitude 36.291280000
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Cost of living and prices in Damascus

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 3 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 20 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 3 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 5 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 1 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 0 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 0 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 3 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 4 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 8 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 3 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 23 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 0 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 3 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 14,420 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 18 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 9 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 5 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 30 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 59 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 67 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 56 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 226 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 134 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 438 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 225 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 46 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 34 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,428 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 525 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 134 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 8.00%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Damascus

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 43 36 29 24 23 25 29 36 41 41 45 43 45
Average high °C 32 27 19 13 11 13 17 23 28 33 35 35 24
Average temperature °C 23 18 12 7 6 8 11 15 20 23 26 26 16
Average low °C 13 9 4 1 0 2 4 7 11 14 16 17 8
Record low °C 3 -1 -7 -8 -11 -11 -7 -2 0 5 10 10 -11
Rain Days 0 0 1 9 0 7 7 3 1 0 0 0 28
Snow Days 0 0 1 1 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 9
Fog Days 5 5 7 15 15 9 10 7 4 2 5 8 92
Thunderstorms Days 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 5
Average precipitation Mm. 0 10 20 40 30 30 20 10 0 0 0 0 160
Relative humidity % 45 50 60 75 75 70 60 50 40 40 40 45 54
Relative humidity morning % 77 75 83 90 89 86 83 78 75 74 79 83 81
Relative humidity evening % 23 35 52 68 64 53 42 31 24 19 20 21 38
Wind speed Km/h 14 4 6 6 16 16 16 17 14 16 17 17 13
Day Length Hours 13 12 11 10 11 11 12 14 14 15 15 14 13
Dew point °C 9 6 3 2 1 1 2 3 5 7 10 11 60
Growing degree-day °C 400 258 58 0 0 0 34 167 310 417 499 508 2652
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 21 15 10 8 10 13 18 22 26 30 29 26 19
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Damascus - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleregionCountrySize
15 kmDamascus International AirportDamascusL
29 kmRayak Air BaseRayakM
34 kmKhalkhalah Air BaseBuraqM
43 kmAn Nasiriyah Air BaseM
51 kmBeirut Rafic Hariri International AirportBeirutL
55 kmBen Ya'akov AirportRosh PinaM
64 kmWujah Al Hajar Air BaseHamatM
75 kmAl Qusayr Air BaseAl-QusayrM
76 kmRene Mouawad Air BaseTripoliM
87 kmRamat David Air BaseHaifaM

Cities close to Damascus

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   Month1-101-101-10
0 km SyriaDimashqDamascus1,569,394242 USD
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124 km SyriaLatakiaLatakia340,181
199 km SyriaAr-RaqqahAr Raqqah177,636
100 km SyriaHamaHamah460,602
76 km SyriaHomsHoms775,404
4 km SyriaRif-dimashqDarayya71,596
21 km SyriaRif-dimashqAl Qutayfah16,118