Syria Country Profile

Capital: Damascus

Currency: Syrian Pound (SYP)

Travel Advice: Syria Travel Advice

Visas: Syria Visa Information

Vaccinations: Syria Vaccination Information

Syria is situated in southwest Asia. It is home Umayyad Mosque which is one of the world’s largest and oldest mosque in Damascus. It is mentioned in the Bible as Aram region.

The country recorded a population of 16.91 million in 2018 and covers an area of 185,180 km2. The capital is Damascus.

The second-largest city and most populous city is Aleppo.

Umayyad Mosque, Damascus

Umayyad Mosque, Damascus.

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