Dayr Al-Zawr

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Dayr Al-Zawr

 

a city in eastern Syria, on the right bank of the Euphrates River. Administrative center of Dayr al-Zawr Province. Population, 71,800 (1967). Dayr al-Zawr is a trade and transport center and a highway junction. It is the center of a developing cotton-growing region.

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