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Hamrat Street
Hamrat Street
Location in Syria
Country Syria
Governorate Tartus Governorate
District Tartus District
Population (2004 cenus)
 • City 115,769
 • Metro 162,980
Area code(s) 43
Website http://www.tartous.gov.sy

Tartus (Arabic: طرطوس / ALA-LC: Ṭarṭūs; also known as Tartous) is a city on the Mediterranean coast of Syria. It is the second largest port city in Syria (after Latakia), with 115,769 inhabitants (2004 census). It is on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea.

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