Syria: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 34.81491 / longitude: 38.92301

General information


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


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


On average citizens spend 9 years in school (including higher education).


There are UNESCO listed sites in this country: 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.


Damascus is the nation's capital and the country has a border with Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey. 185,180 km² make up the entire country, they don't use a postcode system and the key cities are: دمشق, الباب, القامشلي, دمشق, Nusaybin. Here are the different languages spoken in the country: Arabic.

Good to know

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


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