Point Information
Country Name Syrian Arab Republic
Short Name Syria
Capital Damascus
Largest city Damascus
Official languages Arabic
National Languages Arabic
Religion 87% Islam, 10% Christianity, 3% Druzism
Demonym(s) Syrian
Government Unitary dominant-party semi-presidential Ba’athist republic
President Bashar al-Assad
Vice President Farouk al-Sharaa
House Speaker Hammouda Sabbagh
Chief Justice Adnan Zureiq
Total Area 185,180 km2 (71,500 sq mi)
Water (%) 1.1
Total Land Area (%) 183,143 km2
Population 17,500,657 (2020 estimate)
GDP (PPP) $50.28 billion (2015 estimate)
GDP (Nominal) $24.6 billion (2014 estimate)
Currency Syrian pound (SYP)
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)

Summer (DST)  UTC+3 (EEST)

Date format dd/MM/yyyy
Mains Electricity 220 V – 50 Hz
Driving side Right
Calling code +963
ISO 3166 code SY
Internet TLD .sy
Political Parties Arab Socialist Ba’ath Party

Syrian Social Nationalist Party

Arab Socialist Movement

Arab Socialist Union Party of Syria

Independence Day De jure Independence  24 October 1945

De facto Independence  17 April 1946

Tallest Building Damascus Tower

Residential Tower

Damascus Four Seasons Hotel

Municipal Council building

Richest Persons Firas Tlass

Mohed Altrad

Ayman Asfari

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