Syria Statistics

  • Capital: Damascus
  • Population: 22,457,336
  • GDP: $107,400,000,000 (USD)
  • Total Area:
    71,498 (sq miles)
    185,180 (sq kilometers)
  • Currency: Syrian pound (SYP)

Syria Facts

  • Syria Facts... Syria is part of an area known as the Levant, which also includes Lebanon. Levant means 'rising' in French, and refers to the sunrise, because... Learn More
  • Eating and Recipes... Syrians food is either very sweet or very sour. Basic foods include lamb, chicken, chickpeas, eggplant, olives, yogurt, rice, and burghul (cracked wheat). Stuffed grape... Learn More
  • Family... There are no nursing homes in Syria, the elderly are cared for by their family. Divorce is rare, and when it is granted the father... Learn More
  • Fashion... A mix of Arab and Western style of clothing is common.  Both men and women cover their legs to below the knee. Their arms are... Learn More


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