Syria

Summary

Form of Government
Unitary state
Constitutional republic
Republic
Semi-presidential system
Capital
Currency Used
Official Language
Area
185,180 km² (71498 mi²)
Contained by
GDP (nominal)
12308624284.0 (1990, US$)
59147033452.0 (2010, US$)
15873875969.0 (1999, US$)
GDP (nominal per capita)
4,900 (2008, US$)
Population
 

Country

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

Embassy

Ambassadors
 

Beer country / region

Beers from here
 

Organization member

Member of
Arab Monetary Fund
Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Syria (1980-05-29)
 

Sports Team Location

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

Countries

Continent
 

Taxonomy Subject

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

Dated location

Date founded
1961-09-28
 

Administrative Area

Adjectival form
Syrian
Administrative parent
Administrative children
Short name
sy
 

Uncommon Topic

Exceptions
 

Location

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

Statistical region

Life expectancy
53.419 (1961)
56.257 (1965)
54.115 (1962)
Military expenditure as percentage of GDP
4.101 (2007)
3.551 (2008)
7.314 (1988)
Fertility rate
7.467 (1960)
7.497 (1961)
7.522 (1962)
GDP growth rate
10.833 (1961)
24.521 (1962)
-8.653 (1963)
Internet users as percentage of population
0 (1960)
0 (1965)
0 (1970)
 

Olympic participating country

Athletes
Athletic performances
IOC Code
SYR
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Syrian
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Olympic athlete affiliation

Athlete
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

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

Military Combatant

Military Conflicts
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)
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