Where is the Syrian Arab Republic?

Syrian Arab Republic is located in the Middle East region at latitude 34.802075 and longitude 38.996815 and is part of the Asian continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 34° 48' 7.47'' N
  • 38° 59' 48.53'' E

You can see the location of Syrian Arab Republic on the world map below:

Syrian Arab Republic Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Syrian Arab Republic (SY) are:

  1. Iraq (IQ)
  2. Israel (IL)
  3. Jordan (JO)
  4. Lebanon (LB)
  5. Turkey (TR)

Maritime Borders

Syria borders with the Mediterranean Sea.

Syrian Arab Republic Related Content

Syrian Arab Republic Key Facts

CountrySyrian Arab Republic
CoordinatesLatitude: 34.802075
Longitude: 38.996815
Country CodesAlpha 2: SY
Alpha 3: SYR
Country Flag Emoji🇸🇾
Int. Phone Prefix+963
Capital cityDamascus
Continent
Subcontinent
Asia
Middle East
Country Area187,437 sq km
Population 202118,275,704
World Rank: 65
Median Age20.9
Life expectancy72.1
Major languagesArabic
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+02:00
Internet TLD.sy
Biggest AirportDamascus International Airport (DAM)
Average temperature20.00 °C
68.00 °F
Administrative Divisions14 provinces
Political systemAuthoritarian state

Syrian Arab Republic Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupLow income
World Bank RegionMiddle East & North Africa
CurrencySyrian Pound (SYP)
GDP in 2020$17.7 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 118
GDP per capita in 2020$3,415
World Rank: 127
Major Industries / Economic SectorsManufacturing, services, agriculture, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesRussia, China, Iran, Germany, Turkey
Top 5 Export CountriesIraq, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Turkey, India

Biggest Cities in Syrian Arab Republic

Here are the largest cities in Syrian Arab Republic based on 2021 population data:

City Population
Aleppo 1,916,781
Damascus 1,754,000
Homs 775,404
Latakia 700,000
Hamah 696,863
Ar Raqqah 299,824
Dayr az Zawr 271,800
Al Qamishli 184,231
Idlib 165,000
Dar`a 146,481

Map of Syrian Arab Republic with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Middle East Region