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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 @TurntableKittah on Fri Jun 23 01:07:32 EDT 2017 RT @realDonaldTrump: Mexico was just ranked the second deadliest country in the world, after only Syria. Drug trade is largely the cause. W?
From @nzmarar on Fri Jun 23 01:07:29 EDT 2017 RT @MaxAbrahms: How America Armed Terrorists In Syria https://t.co/5mr4YzamDh
From @teaker_u on Fri Jun 23 01:07:28 EDT 2017 RT @realDonaldTrump: Mexico was just ranked the second deadliest country in the world, after only Syria. Drug trade is largely the cause. W?
From @Redheaded_lib on Fri Jun 23 01:07:28 EDT 2017 @maddow @Trevornoah 1) Thinking bout Syria&how war started w parents seeking release of tortured kids frm prison-Assad's brutal response...
From @2bb9ef5ea54c4c4 on Fri Jun 23 01:07:27 EDT 2017 RT @sahouraxo: The White Helmets: One minute, "saving lives" on camera. The next, helping jihadists dispose of mutilated bodies. https://t.?
From @Paul_y09 on Fri Jun 23 01:07:26 EDT 2017 RT @realDonaldTrump: Mexico was just ranked the second deadliest country in the world, after only Syria. Drug trade is largely the cause. W?
From @griffindeluce on Fri Jun 23 01:07:25 EDT 2017 U.S. Shoots Down Iranian Drone Over Syria | Zero Hedge https://t.co/eubEyL7baG
From @Seek1st2udstnd on Fri Jun 23 01:07:23 EDT 2017 RT @leithfadel: Actually, you are wrong. According to this study, Syria is # 1 and Mexico is #22: https://t.co/TztfeZTIhE https://t.co/iTo?
From @Col_Connaughton on Fri Jun 23 01:07:22 EDT 2017 In Alliance with Al-Qaida, Israel Is Stealing Syria's Oil https://t.co/T1ReUX9unA #syria #golan #israel #pillage #palestine #BDS
From @abdulaidantata on Fri Jun 23 01:07:22 EDT 2017 RT @realDonaldTrump: Mexico was just ranked the second deadliest country in the world, after only Syria. Drug trade is largely the cause. W?
From @traveler952 on Fri Jun 23 01:07:21 EDT 2017 RT @Ericamarat: First reports of Russia's effort to recruit contingents from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan to fight in Syria https://t.co/hrmIt?
From @almpvnj on Fri Jun 23 01:07:19 EDT 2017 RT @Veteran4Trump: Mexico is now the 2nd most dangerous country in the world behind Syria. Meanwhile Democrats say NO to a wall because the?
From @TatianaBru on Fri Jun 23 01:07:15 EDT 2017 RT @RexTilllerson: Amor Ftouhi: You will pay for Syria, Iraq, & Afghanistan, YOU WILL ALL DIE Liberals: We can't block people from Syria,?
From @moorcon on Fri Jun 23 01:07:15 EDT 2017 RT @realDonaldTrump: Mexico was just ranked the second deadliest country in the world, after only Syria. Drug trade is largely the cause. W?
From @DirkBoersma1 on Fri Jun 23 01:07:15 EDT 2017 RT @JesseLynStoner: RT @JohnBaldoni: Must-read. @Commentary An Administration Divided against Itself - https://t.co/c8XxzG6sWX