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Syria is one of the larger states of the . Its capital, and second largest city after , is , the world's oldest continuously inhabited city.
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is the capital of and its largest city, with about 4.5 million people.

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is the largest city in - population 2.1 million.

was the only oasis in and perhaps the only truly tourist town.

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The is a volcanic plateau in southern . It includes , the capital.

The Coast and Mountains of is a region in the west of the country.

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The is a region in west-central .

is a semi-autonomous region of , inhabited mostly by Kurds, and also known as Syrian Kurdistan.

Syria

  • Location: ,
  • Population: 22,200,000
  • Latitude of center: 35.228° or 35° 13' 40.8" north
  • Longitude of center: 38.408° or 38° 24' 28.8" east
  • Elevation: 918 meters (3012 feet)
  • Capital:
  • Area: 185,180 km² (71,498 miles²)
  • Languages: Arabic, Kurdish, Armenian, Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE), French and English
  • Currency: Pound (SYP)
  • Phone code: 963
  • Internet domain: .sy
  • Neighbors: , , , and
  • GeoNames ID: 163843

Other Names for Syria

  • Afrikaans: Sirië
  • Akan: Siria
  • Albanian: Siri
  • Albanian: Siria
  • Amharic: ሲሪያ
  • Arabic: Ash Shām
  • Arabic: Sūriyā
  • Arabic: الجمهورية العربية السورية
  • Arabic: الشام
  • Arabic: سوريا
  • Arabic: سورية
  • Aragonese: Siria
  • Armenian: Սիրիա
  • Arpitan: Sirie
  • Asturian: Siria
  • Azerbaijani: Siriya
  • Bambara: Siri
  • Basque: Siria
  • Belarusian: Сірыйская Арабская Рэспубліка
  • Bengali: সিরিয়া
  • Bengali: সিরিয়া
  • Bosnian: Sirija
  • Breton: Siria
  • Bulgarian: Сирийска Арабска Република
  • Bulgarian: Сирия
  • Burmese: ဆီးရီးယား
  • Catalan: Síria
  • Central Khmer: ស៊ីរី
  • Central Kurdish: سووریا
  • Chinese: 叙利亚
  • Church Slavic: Сѷрїꙗ
  • Cornish: Syri
  • Croatian: Sirija
  • Czech: Sýrie
  • Danish: Syrien
  • Dutch: Syrië
  • English: Syrian Arab Republic
  • Esperanto: Sirio
  • Estonian: Süüria
  • Ewe: Siria nutome
  • Finnish: Syyria
  • French: République arabe syrienne
  • French: Surie
  • French: Syrie
  • Fulah: Sirii
  • Galician: Siria - سورية
  • Galician: Siria
  • Ganda: Siriya
  • Georgian: სირია
  • German: Syrien
  • Greek: Συρία, Αραβική Δημοκρατία της
  • Greek: Συρία
  • Gujarati: સીરિયા
  • Hausa: Sham, Siriya
  • Hebrew: סוריה
  • Hindi: सीरिया
  • Hungarian: Szíria
  • Hungarian: Szíriai Arab Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Sýrland
  • Ido: Siria
  • Iloko: Siria
  • Indonesian: Siria
  • Indonesian: Suriah
  • Irish: An tSiria
  • Italian: Siria
  • Japanese: シリア
  • Japanese: シリア・アラブ共和国
  • Kannada: ಸಿರಿಯಾ
  • Kikuyu: Siria
  • Korean: 시리아
  • Kurdish: Sûrî
  • Lao: ຊິເລຍ
  • Latvian: Sīrija
  • Limburgan: Syrië
  • Lingala: Sirí
  • Lithuanian: Sirija
  • Low German: Syrien
  • Luba-Katanga: Siri
  • Luxembourgish: Syrien
  • Macedonian: Сирија
  • Malayalam: സിറിയ
  • Maltese: Sirja
  • Marathi: सीरिया
  • Nepali (macrolanguage): सिरिया
  • Occitan (post 1500): Siria
  • Occitan (post 1500): Súria
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܣܘܪܝܐ
  • Oriya (macrolanguage): ସିରିଆ
  • Ossetian: Сири
  • Persian: سوریه
  • Portuguese: Síria
  • Pushto: سوريه
  • Pushto: سوریه
  • Quechua: Sirya
  • Romanian: Siria
  • Romansh: Siria
  • Rundi: Siriya
  • Russian: Сирийская Арабская Республика
  • Russian: Сирия
  • Sango: Sirïi
  • Serbian: Сирија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Sirija
  • Sicilian: Siria
  • Slovak: Sýria
  • Slovak: Sýrska arabská republika
  • Slovenian: Sirija
  • Somali: Suuriya
  • Spanish: Siria
  • Swahili (macrolanguage): Siria
  • Swedish: Syrien
  • Tamil: சிரியா
  • Telugu: సిరియా
  • Thai: ซีเรีย
  • Thai: ประเทศซีเรีย
  • Tigrinya: ሲሪያ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Sīlia
  • Turkish: Suriye
  • Ukrainian: Сирійська Арабська Республіка
  • Ukrainian: Сирія
  • Upper Sorbian: Syriska
  • Urdu: سوریہ
  • Urdu: سیریا
  • Uzbek: Suriya
  • Vietnamese: Xi-ri (Syria)
  • Vietnamese: Xi-ri
  • Volapük: Süriyän
  • Yiddish: סיריע
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Siria
  • Zulu: i-Syria
  • Al-Sham
  • Al-Suriyah
  • Al Iqlīm as Sūrī
  • Al Iqlīm ash Shamālī
  • Al Jumhūrīyah al ‘Arabīyah as Sūrīyah
  • Arām
  • El Sham
  • El Suriya
  • Es Suriya
  • Esh Sham
  • La Syrie
  • Northern Region
  • Syrian Region
  • Sūrīyah
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