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 Syria
Capital Damascus
Government
 • Governor Bishr Al Sabban
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 دمشق‎‎ Muḥāfaẓat Dimashq) is one of the 14 governorates of Syria and consists of only the city of Damascus and the suburb of Yarmouk Camp.

The governorate is completely surrounded on all sides by Rif Dimashq Governorate.