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Syria

Currency code: 
Currency name: 
Syrian pound
Country name: 
Syria
Capital: 
Damascus
Country code: 
Continent: 
Independence: 
April 17, 1946
Independent from: 
from League of Nations mandate under French administration
Total area: 
185,180
Total area note: 
185,180note: includes 1,295 of Israeli-occupied territory
Land area: 
183,630
Water area: 
1,550
Population: 
22,457,336
Population note: 
22,457,336 (July 2013 est.)
Official language: 
Arabic
All languages: 
Arabic (official), Kurdish, Armenian, Aramaic, Circassian (widely understood); French, English (somewhat understood)
Time zone: 
EET (UTC+2) - Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Drive on: 
Right
Calling code: 
+963
Domain: 
.sy