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Orontes Valley

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The Orontes Valley is a region in west-central Syria.

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  • 1 Hama — waterwheels
  • 2 Homs — an ancient city by the Orontes river, amazing green mountains in Spring

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  • 1 Apamea — a former Roman city which once housed about half a million people. Apamea was hit by an earthquake in the 12th century and much of it was destroyed but it still boasts a long street lined with columns, some of which have twisted fluting.

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