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al-Suweida & Region, Page 2


al-Qaraya (القريا) doesn’t have ancient ruins as many other nearby sites, but it has significant importance in Syria’s more recent history. al-Qaraya (القريا) is the hometown of Sultan Basha al-Atrash (سلطان باشا الاطرش), one of the most well-known and influential figures in modern Syrian history. Today, the home of Sultan Basha al-Atrash (سلطان باشا الاطرش) remains preserved and can be visited, along with a recently constructed …