This Syrian harbour-city capitalizes on its location beside the Mediterranean Sea. When the ferry traffic is not closed due to political conditions, Latakia is a major harbour for Syria. The city uses the port to export goods, praticularly tobacco, from its agricultural sector, which dominates the hinterland.
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