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Syria was one of the larger states of the Middle East but is now in prospect of fragmentation. Its capital, and second largest city after Aleppo, is Damascus, the world's oldest continuously inhabited city.

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Damascus is the capital of Syria and its largest city, with about 4.5 million people.
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The Golan Heights is a rocky plateau at the southern end of the Anti-Lebanon Mountains, and straddles the borders of Syria and Israel.
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Aleppo is the largest city in Syria - population 2.1 million.
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The Hauran is a volcanic plateau in southern Syria. It includes Damascus, the capital.
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Northwestern Syria is the region around Aleppo, Syria.
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The Coast and mountains of Syria is a region in the west of the country.
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The Syrian Desert is a vast and sparsely populated region in Syria.
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The Orontes Valley is a region in west-central Syria.
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Syria

  • Location:  ,
  • Population:  22,200,000
  • Latitude of center:  35° 13' 40.8" (35.228°) north
  • Longitude of center:  38° 24' 28.8" (38.408°) east
  • Elevation:  918 meters (3,012 feet)
  • Capital:  Damascus
  • Area:  185,180 km² (71,498 miles²)
  • Languages:  Arabic, Kurdish, Armenian, Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE), French, English
  • Currency:  Pound (SYP)
  • Phone code:  963
  • Internet domain:  .sy
  • Neighbors:  Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey
  • Wikidata:  Syria
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Syria

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Other Names for Syria

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

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