SYRIA Facts & Figures

Name: Syrian Arab Republic.
Capital: Damascus.
Location: North Eastern part of Mediterranean sea,
latitude: 32-37 N
longitude: 35-42 E
Coast Length: 183 Km
Area: 185.180 Square Meter
Dialing Code: +963
Inhabitants: 18.866.000 (2002 statistics).
Important Cities:

CITY Damascus Aleppo Homs Lattakia Hama Tartous Deir Ezzor
Inhabitants 2.800.000 4.000.000 1.500.000 990.000 1.500.000 773.000 1.000.000
Tel. Code 011 021 031 041 033 043 051

Languages: Arabic, English, French.
Electricity Power: 220V/50Htz
Measuring: Meter
Weight: KG
Currency: Syrian Pound (SYP)
Currency Categories: 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000 SYP
Coins: 1, 2, 5, 10, 25 SYP
Working Hours:
      * Ministries and official establishments: 08.30-15.30
      * Shops: Summer: 10.00-14.00 + 16.00-21.00
                    Winter: 10.00-14.00 + 16.00-20.00
Official Holidays: Friday, Saturday
Winter Time: GMT +2 NOV-MAR
Summer Time: GMT +3 APR-OCT
Climate: Temperate Mediterranean with 4 Season
Temperature Average:

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Temp. Aver. 22c 10c 22c 32c

Airports:
- Damascus International Airport: 32Km of City Center (car rental, buses, free shop, Departure tax: 200 SYP)
- Aleppo International Airport.
- Lattakai: Bassel Al Asad International Airport

Ports:
- Lattakia Port: 348 Km of Capital.
- Tartous Port: 25 Km of capital.
- Banias Port: 55 Km to the South of Lattakia.

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