Syria

Summary

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

Country

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

Administrative Area

Adjectival form
Syrian
Administrative parent
Administrative children
Short name
sy
 

Organization member

Member of
Arab Monetary Fund
Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries
 

Olympic athlete affiliation

Athlete
 

Beer country / region

Beers from here
 

Embassy

Ambassadors
 

Dated location

Date founded
1961-09-28
 

Sports Team Location

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

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Syria (1980-05-29)
 

Uncommon Topic

Exceptions
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

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)
 

Location

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

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)
 

Taxonomy Subject

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

Countries

Continent
 

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
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Syrian
 

Olympic participating country

Athletes
Athletic performances
IOC Code
SYR
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