Syria

Summary

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

Country

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

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Taxonomy Subject

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

Olympic participating country

IOC Code
SYR
Athletes
Athletic performances
 

Countries

Continent
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Syrian
 

Uncommon Topic

Exceptions
 

Olympic athlete affiliation

Athlete
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Dated location

Date founded
1961-09-28
 

Sports Team Location

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

Organization member

Member of
Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries
United Nations (1945-10-24)
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

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

Statistical region

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)
Fertility rate
7.467 (1960)
7.497 (1961)
7.522 (1962)
Military expenditure as percentage of GDP
4.101 (2007)
3.551 (2008)
7.314 (1988)
 

Administrative Area

Adjectival form
Syrian
Administrative parent
Administrative children
Short name
sy
 

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
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Syria (1980-05-29)
 

Embassy

Ambassadors
 

Beer country / region

Beers from here
 

Location

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