Kafersouseh on the District map of Damaskus
Kafr Sousa (كفر سوسة, also spelt "Kfar Sousseh" or "Kafar souseh") is a municipality and neighborhood of Damascus, Syria, in the southwestern part of the capital. It is home to the Syrian Council of Ministers and the Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The neighborhood was historically an agricultural suburb of Old Damascus. The word "Kafar" means 'farming area' in Syrian Arabic. Today it is one of the most affluent and modern neighborhoods in the city. It includes various styles of villas, apartment buildings, and condominiums. The neighborhood still has some farms and an old farmers market, as well as two shopping malls and several government/official buildings including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs). It is also in proximity to the original neighborhoods of Old Damascus.
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