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Official NameThe Syrian Arab Republic
Country Meaning(Land of the Syrians)
MottoUnity, Freedom, Socialism (Official)
AnthemHumāt ad-Diyār (Guardians of the Homeland)
Population18,276,000 (0.23% of the world)
LanguagesArabic (official), Kurdish, Armenian, Aramaic, Circassian, French, English
Alpha Code »SY / SYR
Internet Domain
Currency Symbol Syrian pound (£ or ل.س SYP)
Central Bank »Central Bank of Syria
Calling Codes+963
Area Total Area: 185,180 km2 (71,500 sq mi)
Land: 183,630 km2 (70,900 sq mi)
Water: 1,550 km2 (600 sq mi)
RegionWestern Asia
Lat/Long34.8020750, 38.9968150
Timezone1 timezone(s)