Syria

Languages:

Arabic 

Time zone:

EET (UTC+2) 

Electricity:

220V 50Hz 

Area:

185,180 sq km 

Population:

17,064,854 (July 2014 estimate) 

Currency:

Syrian pound (SYP) 

Religion:

Islam(87%),Christianity(10%),Druzism(3%) 

Government:

Independent member of the Commonwealth of Nations 

Phone code:

+963 

Syria's flag Flag of Syria
Syria is a country located in the Middle- Eastern Asia and it's for sure a country rich of culture and history, thanks to the dominations of Romans or Persians that left incredible monuments or building that can be saw in the archaeological sites around the country.
For this reason it's one of the most interesting countries in the Middle - East to be visited, although it is close to Iraq or there are religious fights, presenting to the world top cities like Damascus, Aleppo, Palmyra, Bosra and Latakia.

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Aleppo

Aleppo, famous in the past for its white wine, is located in the northern Syria and it's the second city of the country after the capital Damascus. It's an enchanting city with many points of inte...

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Hamah

Hamah is located at the centre of Syria, not far from Aleppo. Hamah is one of the most ancient cities in Syria and its origins are also described in the Bible. The attractions consist in the Water-w...

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Palmyra

Palmyra is another ancient city,  built on an oasis, at 240 kilometers of distance from the capital Damascus. Palmyra now is an important archaelogical site as during the Roman domination bec...

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Lattakia

Lattakia is located to the coast, not far from Aleppo, and has been an important harbour since Roman age. Actually the city is not a typical Syrian city, but is more influenced by the Western world,...

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Tartus

Tartus is one of the most interesting cities in Syria and it is the second harbour in the country. From a touristic point of view, it has some archaeological ruins, the walls built during the Crusades...

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Tartus

Tartus is one of the most interesting cities in Syria and it is the second harbour in the country. From a touristic point of view, it has some archaeological ruins, the walls built during the Crusades...

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