What is the population of Syria?
|Population - note||note: approximately 20,500 Israeli settlers live in the Golan Heights|
|Population Growth Rate||0.15%|
|Population in Major Urban Areas||Aleppo 3.164 million; DAMASCUS (capital) 2.65 million; Hims 1.369 million; Hamah 933,000|
|Ethnic Groups||Arab 90.3%, Kurds, Armenians, and other 9.7%|
|Languages||Arabic (official); Kurdish, Armenian, Aramaic, Circassian widely understood; French, English somewhat understood|
|Rate of Urbanization- annual rate of change||2.36%|