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Can You Find Damascus On A Map?

The U.S. might take military action in Syria following the deaths of hundreds of citizens in an apparent gas attack. Do you know where Syria's capitol is?

Posted on August 29, 2013, at 1:01 p.m. ET

A new interactive by Us Vs Th3m asks users to first identify where they live on a world map, then to identify where Damascus, Syria, is on the map.

Try it out here.

On Aug. 21, a suburb of Damascus was reportedly attacked with sarin, a nerve gas, leaving 355 Syrians dead, according to Doctors Without Borders.

The U.S. and U.K. governments are currently weighing a military response after the apparent gas attack, which they believe was carried out by the regime of President Bashar Assad.

Syria has been embroiled in a civil war since March 2011. More than 100,000 people have been killed, according to the latest United Nations estimate.

A map of the guesses (with red being the highest volume of guesses):

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