Syria

Summary

Form of Government
Semi-presidential system
Unitary state
Constitutional republic
Republic
Capital
Currency Used
Official Language
Population
GDP (nominal)
15873875969.0 (1999, US$)
10122020000.0 (1994, US$)
12308624284.0 (1990, US$)
GDP (nominal per capita)
4,900 (2008, US$)
Area
185,180 km² (71498 mi²)
Contained by
 

Country

National anthem
Homat el Diyar
ISO Short Name
SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC
Calling Code
963
FIPS Code
SY
Administrative Divisions
Internet TLD
sy
Languages spoken
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Syria (1980-05-29)
 

Embassy

Ambassadors
 

Beer country / region

Beers from here
 

Sports Team Location

Teams
Syria Davis Cup team
Syria Fed Cup team
Syria national amateur boxing athletes
 

Dated location

Date founded
1961-09-28
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Syrian
 

Countries

Continent
 

Taxonomy Subject

entry
Library of Congress Classification (DS, 92, 99)
 

Military Combatant

Casualties
Military - Wounded (Six-Day War, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, 45,000)
Military - Dead (Six-Day War, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, 21,000)
Military Commanders
Force Deployments
Military aircraft (Six-Day War, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, 957)
Military Conflicts
 

Administrative Area

Adjectival form
Syrian
Administrative parent
Administrative children
Short name
sy
 

Statistical region

Military expenditure as percentage of GDP
3.551 (2008)
7.314 (1988)
7.424 (1989)
Fertility rate
7.497 (1961)
7.522 (1962)
7.541 (1963)
GDP growth rate
10.833 (1961)
24.521 (1962)
-8.653 (1963)
Internet users as percentage of population
0 (1960)
0 (1965)
0 (1970)
Life expectancy
52.732 (1960)
53.419 (1961)
56.257 (1965)
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Location

Adjoins
Time zone(s)
Geolocation
37.0261150427 × 34.8544688889
People born here
'King Kong' Kashey
Abdul Kader Kardaghli
Contains
Adjectival form
Syrian
Events
 

Olympic participating country

Athletic performances
IOC Code
SYR
Athletes
 

Olympic athlete affiliation

Athlete
 

Uncommon Topic

Exceptions
 

Organization member

Member of
Arab Monetary Fund
Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Government positions
Government bodies
People's Council of Syria
Governing officials
Agencies
Syrian Ministry of Economy and Trade
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