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Map of Syria

Map of Syria

Bordering Countries: Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey
Demonym: Syrian
Population: 17,951,639 (2014)
Population Growth Rate: -9.73% (2014)
Government: semi-presidential republic
Capital City: Damascus
Capital Coordinates: 33°30′N 36°18′E
Capital Time Zone: UTC+2
Currency: Syrian Pound
Currency Code: SYP
Currencies Issued: piastre
GDP: $60.0 billion (2010)
Per Capita Income: $2,802 (2010)
GDP Growth Rate: -2.30% (2011)
Inflation Rate: 59.10% (2013)
Unemployment Rate: 17.80% (2013)
Foreign Debt: $7.1 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: SY
Internet Country Code: .sy
Number of Internet Users: 4469000 (2009)
Calling Code: 963
Electrical Generation Capacity: 8323000 kW (2010)
Independence: 1946 from France
Area: 185,180 square km (183,630 km land) (1,550 km water)
Coastline: 193 km
Lowest Point: Lake Tiberias (-200 m)
Highest Point: Mount Hermon (2,814 m)
Life Expectancy: 68.41 years (2014)
Fertility Rate: 2.68 (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate: 15.79 per 1000 (2014)
HIV Prevalence: 0.10% (2001)
Adult Obesity Prevalence: 27.10% (2008)
Human Development Index: 0.632 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 2.6 (2011)
Literacy: 79.60 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 3

Number of coins in catalogue: 1

Number of stamps in catalogue: 44

Location of Syria in Asia

Regional Map for Syria

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