Country: Russia Region: Syria
Latitude: 34° 53' 30" N Longitude: 35° 52' 6" E
Area use / Military Branches: ACTIVE
Tartus. Located at the Syrian coast of the Mediterranean.
The Russian naval facility in Tartus is a leased military installation on the northern edge of the sea port. It is the Russian Navy's only overseas base.
In 2017, Russia and Syria signed an agreement in which Russia would be allowed to expand and use the naval facility at Tartus for 49 years on a free-of-charge basis.
Russia woud also have sovereign jurisdiction over the base and was allowed in keeping 11 warships including nuclear vessels; at Tartus at any time.
The agreement also stipulates privileges and full immunity from Syria′s jurisdiction for Russia′s personnel and materiel at the facility.
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