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Places in Syria

Find information on almost all places in Syria. Whether you are looking for information on regions in Syria or information on cities and places in Syria, this website is the right place in the web to start your search.

Facts and figures about Syria at a glance

Syria is a sovereign country on the continent of Asia. Syria covers a total area of 185,180.0 km2 and has a population of approximately 22,198,110 people.

The capital of Syria is Damascus (Damascus) with a population of 1,569,394 people.

Facts and figures about Syria
CountryCodeAreaPopulationP/km2
SyriaSY185,180.0 km222,198,110 people119.9

Population density in Syria
Population density
119.9 p/km2 (low)
Low population density in Syria
Syria: Low population density

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Map of Syria

Map of Syria

Hotels in Syria

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Information on Syria

Information on Syria
NameOfficial nameCodeStatusRegionsCapitalContinent
SyriaSyrian Arab RepublicSYSovereign country14 Damascus DamascusAsia

Time in Syria

Time in Syria
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 - 9:11amIn effect (+1 hour)Thu, 17 Aug 2017 - 8:11amUTC +3.0Asia/Damascus

Currency in Syria

Currency in Syria
CurrencyAbbreviation
PoundSYP

Languages in Syria

Languages in Syria
Languages
Arabic, Armenian, English, French, Kurdish

Neighbouring countries of Syria

Neighbouring countries of Syria
Neighbouring countries
Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey

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Telecommunication in Syria

Telecommunication in Syria
International calling codeInternet top level domain (TLD)
+963.sy

Latitude & Longitude of Syria

Latitude & Longitude of Syria
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map35°00'00.0"N (35.0000000°)38°00'00.0"E (38.0000000°)

Regions in Syria

Regions in Syria
Regions
There are 14 primary administrative regions in Syria. Have a closer look at the regions in Syria.

Largest places in Syria

There are 10 places in Syria with a population of more than 100,000 people.
Largest places in Syria
PlaceNoPopulation
Aleppo Aleppo1.1,602,264
Damascus Damascus2.1,569,394
Homs Homs3.775,404
Hamah Ḩamāh4.460,602
Latakia Latakia5.340,181
Deir ez-Zor Deir ez-Zor6.242,565
Ar Raqqah Ar Raqqah7.177,636
Al Bab Al Bāb8.130,745
Idlib Idlib9.128,840
Douma Douma10.111,864

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External sources of information on Syria

Syria on Wikipedia

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If you prefer you can search any place in Syria by first letter. Just click on the respective first letter in the index of places in Syria. All places in Syria starting with this letter will be listed. Also sometimes the full name of a certain place maybe unknown. Then this search option may also be usefull for searching such places in Syria.

Follow the hierarchy in Syria

You can click your way through the hierarchy starting from the continent Asia, over a region in Syria to a certain place or city in Syria, as all places and cities in Syria are linked hierarchically to each other. The actual hierarchy is always displayed in the breadcrumb navigation, so you can always see exactly where you are.