Syria: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 34.81491 / longitude: 38.92301

General information


The following languages are spoken by the nation's citizens: Arabic. The area of the country is 185,180 km², a postcode system isn't employed and the main cities are: دمشق, الباب, القامشلي, دمشق, Nusaybin. Damascus is the nation's capital and the country has a border with Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey.


The sign for the local currency is £ (SYP).


There are UNESCO listed sites: 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 is a list of famous dishes in this country: Kibbeh.


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


23.50 years is the median age in this country and the birth growth rate is at 6.39%. There are 18,564,000 inhabitants, or 0.25% of the population of planet earth.

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Check out for more information about this nation. The country's websites have the domain name ".sy", telephone numbers begin with +963, the country's ISO code is SY


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