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The Syrian Arab Republic

Syria, officially the The Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in Middle East, with an area of 185,180 square kilometers and a population of around 17,500,657. Its gdp is $40,405.01 Millions(2007). The capital of Syria is Damascus, and the official currency is Syrian pound(SYP). Its neighboring countries are Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey.

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Country Name:
The Syrian Arab Republic
Flag:
Flag of Syria
Capital:
Coordinate:
33°30′N 36°18′E
GDP(Millions):
$40,405.01 Millions(2007)
Population:
17,500,657
Area:
185,180 km2 (71,499 sq mi)
Language:
Arabic, Kurdish, Armenian, Aramaic, Circassian, French, English
ISO:
SY,SYR
Calling Code:
TLC:
.sy
Drivingside:
right
Neighbouring countries:
DST period start / end:
Begins (clocks go forward) at 01:00 UTC on the last Sunday in March;
Ends (clocks go back) at 01:00 UTC on the last Sunday in October;
Climate:
Mostly desert; hot, dry, sunny summers (June to August) and mild, rainy winters (December to February) along coast; cold weather with snow or sleet periodically in Damascus
Electricity:
220 V / 50 Hz / plug type(s): C, E, L
Religions:
Muslim 87%, Christian 10% (includes Orthodox, Uniate, and Nestorian), Druze 3%

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