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Deir ez-Zor

Administration
Full nameDeir ez-Zor
Official nameDeir ez-Zor
Native nameدير الزور
CountrySyria
GovernorateDeir ez-Zor Governorate
DistrictDeir ez-Zor District
Government
TypeGovernorate
Geography
Elevation689 ft (210 m)
Demography
Total Population511000 (2009)
Other information
Time zoneEET (UTC+2)
- Summer (DST)EET (UTC+3)
Area code051|051

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Deir ez Zor, also spelled Dayr az-Zawr, Der Zor, and other variants ( ; Syriac: ܕܝܪܐ ܙܥܘܪܬܐ, , , Ter Zor), is the largest city in northeastern Syria on the Euphrates River and capital of the Deir ez-Zor Governorate, 450 km to the northeast from the capital Damascus. As in 2009, there were around 511,000 people living in the metropolitan area of the city.


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