Country:   Syria
Capital:   Damascus
AreaSqKm:   185,180
Population:   22,198,110
Region:   WAS
Continent:   AS
tld:   .sy
CurrencyCode:   SYP
CurrencyName:   Pound
Phone:   963
Languages:   ar-SY ku hy arc fr en
neighbours:   IQ:JO:IL:TR:LB
Time Zone:   GMT+2 (March-October +3)
Description:   Syria is located in the Middle East and can be found directly beneath Turkey and opposite Cyprus. It is not a well-known tourist destination but in fact, it has a good amount of historical ruins as the country has been inhabited for almost three millennia.
Useful Links: This is the direct link to the official web site for the Syrian Tourism Board. It is available in Arabic, English and French. It is a detailed and informative site and provides excellent information about everything to do with Syria. It provides a detailed explanation about visa requirements. There is also an excellent link to all overseas Syrian Embassies and Consulates.

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