United States. Department of State. Humanitarian Information Unit
This shapefile contains geographic location (point geometry), name, type, and area name, of over 1000 cultural heritage sites and museums in Syria compiled by the Cultural Heritage Center, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State as of Spring 2013. The sites are categorized by type, which include but not limited to, archaelogical sites, roman ruins, mosques, schools, churches, cemetaries, and towns. The data contained herein is entirely unclassified.Conflict, violence, and internal displacements of Syrians are endangering archaeological sites, historic buildings, monuments, and collections of objects and this dataset may help analysts and decision makers identify vulnerable sites.