Syria: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 34.81491 / longitude: 38.92301

General information


Around 18,564,000 people live in this country, or 0.25% of all people on earth. 23.50 years is the median age in this country and the birth growth rate is at 6.39%.


The inhabitants attend school for 9 years (tertiary education included).


Example of famous dishes in this country: Kibbeh. You can find some UNESCO listed places: Ancient City of Damascus, Ancient City of Aleppo, Ancient City of Bosra, Site of Palmyra, Crac des Chevaliers and Qal’at Salah El-Din.


Here are the different languages spoken in the country: Arabic. Country territory measures 185,180 km², they don't use a postcode system and the main cities are: دمشق, الباب, القامشلي, دمشق, Nusaybin. The capital of this country is Damascus and the country has a border with Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey.


The local currency (SYP) is represented by the symbol £.

Good to know

Visit to learn more about this nation. Phone numbers start with +963, the country's ISO code is SY, the domain name ".sy" is used by the country's websites


ISO code SY
Capital Damascus
Population 18,564,000
World percentage 0.25%
Median age 23.50 years
Population growth rate 6.39%
Main cities
Spoken languages Arabic
Currency code SYP
Currency symbol £
School life expectancy 9 years
National dish Kibbeh
TLD .sy
Phone prefix +963