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A rare early 1960s map of Syria, in Arabian and English, was made in order to promote the tourism in the country. Marked are touristic and archeological sites, 1st and 2nd class asphalt roads, paved roads, interantional roads and the Mohafazats divisions.

The text on the back gives information on the distances, history, bigger cities etc.

The border in the north-west part includes the Hatay Province, which became a part of the Turkey after a referendum of 1939. Syria never fully recognised Hatay as being a part od Turkey. Israel  in the lower left part of the map is marked as Palestine and ommits Tel Aviv. 

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