Damascus Governorate

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Damascus Governorate
Governorate
Map of Syria with Damascus highlighted
Map of Syria with Damascus highlighted
Coordinates (Damascus): 33°30′47″N 36°17′31″E / 33.513°N 36.292°E / 33.513; 36.292Coordinates: 33°30′47″N 36°17′31″E / 33.513°N 36.292°E / 33.513; 36.292
Country Syria
Capital Damascus
Population (2010 est.)
 • Total 1,711,000
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
ISO 3166 code SY-DI
Main language(s) Arabic

Damascus Governorate (Arabic: مُحافظة دمشقMuḥāfaẓat Dimashq) is one of the 14 governorates of Syria and consists of only the city of Damascus and the suburb of Yarmouk Camp.