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The Awaj (Arabic: نهر الأعوج Nahr al-A'waj‎) is a river in Syria. It rises on the eastern slopes of Mount Hermon, flows east for 70 km (43 mi) to the south of Damascus and terminates in the Buhairat al-Hijanah.

The river is usually identified as the Biblical Pharpar, mentioned in the Book of Kings.

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