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Syria - SY / SYR

Name Syria (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes SY / SYR
Continent Asia
Continent code AS
Capital Damascus
Area 18363
DD coordinates 34.814915 / 39.046452
DMS coordinates 34°48'53.69" N / 39°02'47.23" E
UTM coordinates 37S 504248.37196784 3852519.0827899
Total cities 4556
Flag of Syria

Syria location on map

Information about Syria

Syria is a part of the Asia continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Syria, is SY.

It's territory covers an area of 18363 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Damascus, the capital city of Syria. On nationwide level, Arabic, Syrian is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Syrians. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 69873 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 2052 km. Syria merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 900 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 963 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use SYP as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Syria live according to the Asia/Damascus time zone, which is also the one used in Damascus.

More facts

Official languages Arabic, Syrian
Nationalities Syrians
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .sy
Phone codes 963
Currencies SYP
Life expectancy males Ø 66,6 years
Life expectancy females Ø 77,8 years
Birthrate 23,7 ‰
Deathrate 5,4 ‰
Males/Females 50,1%/49,9%

SY economy

Exportations 1850,0 M $
Importations 6279,0 M $
Unemployment rate 9,0%
Corruption index 14 (very bad)
Energy consumption 14,2 bn kWh

SY land use

6% Urban areas 11955 km²
76% Agricultural areas 140385 km²
3% Forest 4944 km²
0% Water areas 1550 km²
15% Others 27896 km²

SY transport

Roadways 69873 km
Railways 2052 km
Waterways 900 km
Commercial harbors 25
Airports 23

Syria cities by first letter

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From Syria to other countries distance

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
AUS Flag of Australia Australia Oceania Canberra 12006 km
CAN Flag of Canada Canada North America Ottawa 9058 km
DEU Flag of Germany Germany Europe Berlin 2920 km
GBR Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom Europe London 3950 km
NZL Flag of New Zealand New Zealand Oceania Wellington 15940 km
USA Flag of United States United States North America - 10705 km
ZAF Flag of South Africa South Africa Africa Pretoria 7198 km
ARE Flag of United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Asia Abu Dhabi 1848 km
ALB Flag of Albania Albania Europe Tirana 1794 km
ARM Flag of Armenia Armenia Asia Yerevan 788 km

There are many ways to find how far is Syria (SY) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Syria to Haversine
North pole 6136 km 3813 mil
Equator 5603 km 3481 mil
South pole 13879 km 8624 mil

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246 Countries
1211337 Cities
41339 Airports

People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Syria and Pitcairn Islands is 18333 kilometers or 11392 miles.
The most smallest distances between Syria and Lebanon is 310 kilometers or 193 miles.
We found information about 4556 cities.
The capital of SY is Damascus with population in 2022 over 1754000 people.
The area of Syria (SY) is 18363 square kilometers.
Yes, Syria is part of the continent of Asia.
Official name of SY is The Syrian Arab Republic.
Syria has approximately 23 airports.