The Orontes Valley is a region in west-central Syria.
In Orontes Valley
Hama is a city in Syria - population around 400,000. The city is a relatively conservative one dominated by Hijabs and Burkas.
Apamea is a former city and lesser known set of ruins located north of Hama, Syria.
Homs is the third largest city in Syria. With a population of 1.6 million, Homs is the third large city in Syria after the capital Damascus and Aleppo.