Raqqa Travel Guide

Browse 3 travel reviews, travel blogs and 47 travel photos from real travelers to Raqqa.

Raqqa Overview

Ar-Raqqah (Arabic: الرقة‎, also spelled Rakka), is a city in north central Syria located on the north bank of the Euphrates, about 160 km east of Aleppo. It is the capital of the Ar-Raqqah Governorate and one of the main cities of the historical Diyār Muḍar, the western part of the Jazīra. The modern population is about 191,784 (2008 estimate).