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Homs, Syria

Homs is one of 14 primary administrative regions in Syria with a population of approximately 1,803,000 people.

Facts and figures on Homs at a glance

Region name: Homs (Homs Governorate)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 1,803,000 people
Country: Syria
Continent: Asia

The regional headquarters of Homs (Homs Governorate) is located in the regional capital Homs (Homs) with a population of 775,404 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Homs's regional capital Homs to Syria's capital Damascus (Damascus) is approximately 141 km (88 mi).

Facts and figures about Homs
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Homs Homs Governorate1,803,000 peopleHoms Homs775,404 people

Compare with other regions in Syria.

Map of Homs

Map of Homs

Information on Homs

Information on Homs
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Homs Homs GovernorateHoms Homs6SyriaAsia

Time in Homs

Time in Homs
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 2:19pmIn effect (+1 hour)Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 1:19pmGMT UTC +3.0Asia/Damascus

Geographic coordinates of Homs

Latitude & Longitude of Homs
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map34°28'00.0"N (34.4666700°)38°17'60.0"E (38.3000000°)

Subregions in Homs

There are 6 administrative subregions in Homs.
Subregions in Homs
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Al-Mukharram District Al-Mukharram District1.---
Al-Qusayr District Al-Qusayr District2.---
Al-Rastan District Al-Rastan District3.---
Homs District Homs District4.---
Tadmur District Tadmur District5.---
Talkalakh District Talkalakh District6.---

External sources of information on Homs

Homs on Wikipedia