Al-Harmushiyah (Arabic: هرموشية, Harmoushieh) is a town in eastern Syria, administratively part of the Deir ez-Zor Governorate. The town is located, on the Euphrates northwest of the city of Deir ez-Zor. It is across the Euphrates from the town of Al-Tabni.
|Coordinates: 35°36′03″N 39°52′24″E|
|Governorate||Deir ez-Zor Governorate|
|District||Deir ez-Zor District|
|Elevation||251 m (823 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
In 1961 Soviet geologists discovered very pure salt deposits near the town.
Al-Harmushiyah has a desert climate. What little rain falls, falls during the winter, about 150 mm (5.91 in) annually. The Köppen-Geiger climate classification is BWh. The average annual temperature in Al-Harmushiyah is 20.2 °C (68.4 °F).
Notes and references
- "Elevation of Harmushiyah,Syria Elevation Map, Topo, Contour". FloodMap.
- Geonames: Harmushiyah
- "Soviet technicians". The Pittsburgh Press. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. October 1962. p. 45.
- "United Arab Republic (Syria)". Foreign Commerce Weekly. U.S. Commerce Department. 11 September 1961. p. 4.
- عاصفة الجزيرة [Al Jazeera News Summary] (in Arabic). 22 March 2019. Retrieved 19 October 2019.