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  1. Daraa

    Daraa (Arabic: دَرْعَا, romanized: Darʿā, Levantine Arabic: [ˈdarʕa], also Darʿā, Dara’a, Deraa, Dera'a, Dera, Derʿā and Edrei; means "fortress", compare Dura-Europos) is a city in southwestern Syria, located about 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) north of the border with Jordan. It is the capital of Daraa Governorate, historically part of the ancient Hauran region. The city is located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) south of Damascus on the Damascus–Amman highway, and is used as a stopping station for travelers. Nearby localities include Umm al-Mayazen and Nasib to the southeast, Al-Naimah to the east, Ataman to the north, al-Yadudah to the northwest and Ramtha, Jordan to the southwest. According to the Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics, Daraa had a population of 97,969 in the 2004 census. It is the administrative center of a nahiyah ("sub-district") which contains eight localities with a collective population of 146,481 in 2004. Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.Daraa became known as the "cradle of the revolution" after protests at the arrest of 15 boys from prominent families for painting graffiti with anti-government slogans sparked the beginning of Syrian Uprising of 2011.

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  1. Daraa

    Daraa, also Darʿā, Dara’a, Deraa, Dera, and Derʿā, is a city in southwestern Syria, just north of the border with Jordan. It is the capital of Daraa Governorate, historically part of the ancient Hauran region. The city is located about 90 kilometres south of Damascus on the Damascus-Amman highway, and is used as a stopping station for travelers. Nearby localities include Umm al-Mayazen and Nasib to the southeast, al-Naimeh to the east, Othman to the north, al-Yadudah to the northwest and Ramtha, Jordan to the southwest. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Daraa had a population of 97,969 in the 2004 census. It is the administrative center of a nahiyah which contains eight localities with a collective population of 146,481 in 2004. Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.

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  1. daraanoun

    An item of clothing worn by men in the Sahara, worn in the nomadic traditions of the Sahara, consisting of a full body cloak from the shoulders down. It's often dyed light blue, with traditions going back to the 7th Century. Also called boubou. It's still prevalent in Mauritania, and it's practicality is that it protects the user from the sun and from the stinging sand of desert sand storms. A modern adjustment includes the use of outside and inside pockets.

    Etymology: Tuareg/Arabic origins.


    Submitted by ttonon on September 29, 2021  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of daraa in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of daraa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  1. Wajid Shaikh:

    Zindagi mein itne manzar dekh liye hain ke dil har choti si baat pe daraa sa rehta hain


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