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Syria Country Overview

Syria. Officially “Syrian Arab Republic”. Country of the Middle East which limits the south with Israel and Jordan, to the west with Lebanon and the Mediterranean, to the north with Turkey and to the east with Iraq. Its capital is Damascus. Most of the population profess Islam, with Sunnism being the majority Muslim group. Syria was established as a modern state after World War One under French rule, gaining independence in April of 1946, after which several military coups followed until 1971.… Read More »

Syria Religion and Languages

According to franciscogardening, Syria is a country located in the Middle East, bordered by Turkey, Iraq, Jordan, Israel and Lebanon. It has an estimated population of 17 million people and covers an area of 185,180 square kilometers. The climate in Syria is mostly arid desert with temperatures ranging from hot to extremely hot year-round. The… Read More »