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Ancient City of Bosra

CountrySyria
Date of Inscription1980
CategoryCultural Sites
UNESCOhttp://whc.unesco.org/en/list/22

Bosra, once the capital of the Roman province of Arabia, was an important stopover on the ancient caravan route to Mecca. A magnificent 2nd-century Roman theatre, early Christian ruins and several mosques are found within its great walls.

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Capital: Damascus
Currency: Syrian pound (SYP)
Language: Arabic
Time Zone: UTC+2

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