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or Hamah
, city (1995 est. pop. 280,000), capital of Hama governorate, W central Syria, on the Orontes River. It is the market center for an irrigated farm region where cotton, wheat, barley, millet, and corn are grown.
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a city in western Syria and the capital of the muhafiza (governorate) of Hamah. Population, 137,000 (1970). Hamah, which has a railroad station, is the commercial center of an agricultural region. Industry is represented by ferrous metallurgy and the manufacture of textiles, food products, leather goods, foot wear, and cement.

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