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Tartus, Syria

Tartus is one of 14 primary administrative regions in Syria with a population of approximately 1,550,000 people.

Facts and figures on Tartus at a glance

Region name: Tartus (Tartus Governorate)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 1,550,000 people
Country: Syria
Continent: Asia

The regional headquarters of Tartus (Tartus Governorate) is located in the regional capital Tartouss (Tartouss) with a population of 89,457 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Tartus's regional capital Tartouss to Syria's capital Damascus (Damascus) is approximately 158 km (98 mi).

Facts and figures about Tartus
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Tartus Tartus Governorate1,550,000 peopleTartouss Tartouss89,457 people

Compare with other regions in Syria.

Map of Tartus

Map of Tartus

Information on Tartus

Information on Tartus
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Tartus Tartus GovernorateTartouss Tartouss5SyriaAsia

Time in Tartus

Time in Tartus
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 3:29pmIn effect (+1 hour)Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 2:29pmGMT UTC +3.0Asia/Damascus

Geographic coordinates of Tartus

Latitude & Longitude of Tartus
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map35°00'15.4"N (35.0042700°)36°09'31.2"E (36.1586700°)

Subregions in Tartus

There are 5 administrative subregions in Tartus.
Subregions in Tartus
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Al-Shaykh Badr District Al-Shaykh Badr District1.---
Baniyas District Baniyas District2.---
Duraykish District Duraykish District3.---
Safita District Safita District4.---
Tartus District Tartus District5.---

External sources of information on Tartus

Tartus on Wikipedia