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Complete details about Syria in Asia with capital city Damascus

Country NameSyria (Suriya)
Country CodeSYR
Capital CityDamascus
ContinentAsia
RegionMiddle East
Independence Year1941
Population16125000
Surface Area185180.0
Life Expectancy68.5 years
GNP65984.0 (old 64926.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Arabic [official]     (90.0%)
Kurdish     (9.0%)

Major Cities

Damascus, Damascus     (population 1347000)
Aleppo, Aleppo     (population 1261983)
Hims, Hims     (population 507404)
Hama, Hama     (population 343361)
Latakia, Latakia     (population 264563)
al-Qamishliya, al-Hasaka     (population 144286)
Dayr al-Zawr, Dayr al-Zawr     (population 140459)
Jaramana, Damaskos     (population 138469)
Duma, Damaskos     (population 131158)
al-Raqqa, al-Raqqa     (population 108020)
Idlib, Idlib     (population 91081)

Syria's most recent News and Stories

Syria Tweets

From @IFFConsulting on Mon Feb 27 08:51:46 EST 2017 RT @EliotHiggins: Seems those trying to attack the UN chemical weapon Syria sanctions are missing the UN/OPCW confirmed Syrian gov forces u?
From @DaniellesDiary1 on Mon Feb 27 08:51:45 EST 2017 Highly recommend everyone to watch "The White Helmets" on Netflix, so raw and real about what's happening in Syria, we should be doing more
From @JennyIsReallyOk on Mon Feb 27 08:51:42 EST 2017 RT @philadper2014: The forecast for Syria: dense rain followed by thick clouds! https://t.co/T6b9ZtZLuX
From @devanghvyas on Mon Feb 27 08:51:42 EST 2017 RT @ShefVaidya: Today is the day Godhra happened. Fiberals have enough tears for kids in Syria, but no one cries for this child, who was bu?
From @bap47 on Mon Feb 27 08:51:41 EST 2017 RT @JulianRoepcke: #Syria TODAY: #Assad incendiary & barrel bombs #Putin bunker busters #Hezbollah ballistic missiles No reason to act fo?
From @Colinegreen on Mon Feb 27 08:51:41 EST 2017 RT @ajplus: "The White Helmets" wins #Oscars Best Documentary, Short Subject. The film follows civilians saving lives in Syria: https://t.?
From @synaptogenesis_ on Mon Feb 27 08:51:41 EST 2017 @Soc_Net_Intel Are you aware of a structured, dyadic dataset tracking reported incidents in Syria that includes the actors, location...?
From @RichardSiegers on Mon Feb 27 08:51:39 EST 2017 @S70PR4P3 @995Khaled the white helmet is an al-qaeda linked terror group, the real syria civil defense has this logo https://t.co/pBo3IHQLPb
From @Sentry_Syria on Mon Feb 27 08:51:39 EST 2017 3:51: ????? ???? ???? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? 5 ????
From @moh5843983 on Mon Feb 27 08:51:38 EST 2017 RT @Rasa171a: #Oscars This is not Syria.... this is Yemen, destroyed by US-Saudi, but you won't see this on your mainstream news https://t.?
From @AdamNeira on Mon Feb 27 08:51:38 EST 2017 @AgendaOfEvil #SYRIA If the Regime had agreed to a ceasefire with all the moderate Opposition groups, #Palmyra woul? https://t.co/T2H2St6u4n
From @rougek68 on Mon Feb 27 08:51:36 EST 2017 #Russia|n diplomat: West-brokered resolution on #chemicalweapons in #Syria 'unacceptable' https://t.co/OyE9aHYNoH
From @mazzenilsson on Mon Feb 27 08:51:33 EST 2017 RT @War_Is_A_Racket: @foreignoffice @SyriaCivilDef How fitting that Hollywood honors a propaganda outfit that peddles fantasies... https://?
From @JavadDabiran on Mon Feb 27 08:51:32 EST 2017 #Iran Regime's #IRGC Is Training Fighters in #Syria. https://t.co/RhHHmFl3r4 ? https://t.co/aEW7yAGFFy
From @Vhalen67 on Mon Feb 27 08:51:32 EST 2017 RT @Deplorablekath: BREAKING : Al Qaeda Deputy Leader Reportedly Killed by U.S. Drone Strike in Syria https://t.co/nVfYdW1Vle https://t.co/?