Place:Tartous, Ṭarṭūs, Syria

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NameTartous
Alt namesAntaradussource: Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961); GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) p 5057; Orbis Latinus (1971) p 22
Carchusasource: Orbis Latinus (1971) p 22
Tartussource: Wikipedia
Tortosasource: Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961); Orbis Latinus (1971) p 22
Ṭarṭūssource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCity
Coordinates34.917°N 35.867°E
Located inṬarṭūs, Syria
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Tartus ( / ALA-LC: Ṭarṭūs; also transliterated Tartous) is a city on the Mediterranean coast of Syria. Tartus is the second largest port city in Syria (after Latakia), and the largest city in Tartus Governorate. The population is 115,769 (2004 census). In the summer it is a vacation spot for many Syrians. Many vacation compounds are located in the region with some top quality resorts. The port of Tartus is home to a small Russian naval facility.

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