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Last update : 19 February 2019


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Capital : Damascus
Language :  Arabic
Currency :  Syrian pound
Population : 18 564 000
Area : 185 180 km2

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Syria facts

1. Independence from France was obtained on April 17, 1946.
2. The population density is 107 people / km².
3. The country is 1.7 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Islam, 90%.
5. The longest river is the Euphrates.
6. The full name of the country – Syrian Arab Republic.
7. 90% of the population of this country are Arabs.
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9. The highest peak is Hermon, 2 814 m above sea level.
10. Political system – republic.
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11. Position in the best world army list:
      – 2015 year – 25 place,
      – 2018 year – 48 place.

12. Number of soldiers:
      – 2014 year – 170,000 professional and 550,000 reservists, < br>       – 2018 year – 155,000 professional and 150,000 reservists.

13. Number of equipment:
      – 2014 year – 4900 tanks, 5100 armored vehicles, 470 jet aircraft and 170 helicopters,
      – 2018 year – 4640 tanks, 4510 armored vehicles, 457 jet aircraft and 167 helicopters.

14. Expenses for the army:
      – 2014 year – $1,800,000,000 ,
      – 2018 year – $1,872,000,000 .

15. Maritime fleet …
      – in 2014 the year was about 18 ships, in 2018 of the year it’s about 18 ships.

Autor: Wojak

16. The Syrian city of Damascus is the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world. The first settlers appeared in it over 5,000 years ago.

Autor: Fakty

17. The minimum wage varies from 9,765 pound to 14,760 pound per month (data from 2013).

18. The amount of income tax in Syria is 22%.

19. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 15.2% .

Autor: Daria

20. In Syria, on average, an adult consumes about 1.2 liters of pure alcohol per year.

21. The national alcohol is anise.

22. The most is drinking spirit – 64%, then wine – 28%, and beer – 8%.

Autor: AlkoWorld

23. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

24. The average IQ level is 83.

Autor: EduKacJa

25. In this country there are 13.6% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 3,220,236 people).

Autor: Reebeka

26. The change from daylight saving time to winter time (turning clockwise by one hour) is last Friday in October.

Autor: Adrianna

27. In 2010, 4,669 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

Autor: AutoMania

28. The permissible blood alcohol content in a person driving a car is 0.5 promille.

Autor: AutoMania

29. In this country there are over 60 240 km of paved roads, including more than 1 943 km of expressways (0.09% of all roads in the world).

30. In this country there are 90 airports, 29 of the paved surface.

Autor: Marlène

31. In this country there are over 2,052 km of railway tracks.

Autor: Marlène

32. In this country over 6 426 000 (2015) 6 025 631 (2018) people have access to internet (around 32% of the population).

Autor: NET

33. The country’s top-level domain is .sy . There are over 1 360 websites with such an extension.

Autor: http

34. The most popular pages with the extension .sy are: syrianow.sy, sana.sy and alwehda.gov.sy.

Autor: http

35. The country has over $1,725,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.014% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

Autor: Vinamra

36. 27% of adults living in this country are overweight.

Autor: Łasuch

37. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $4,684,000,000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $73 670 000 000 .

38. The internal debt at the beginning of 2015 was 41% GDP, or around: $1,025,000,000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $13,321 .

39. The foreign debt at the beginning of 2015 of the year was around: $5,812,000,000 .

Autor: Komornik

40. In this country an average adult person smokes 84 cigarettes a month.

Autor: VViki

41. The lowest temperature: -23 °C was measured in Idlib.

42. The highest temperature: 49.4 °C was measured in Hassakah.

Autor: weather

43. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

Autor: medi

44. The average life expectancy in this country is 75.4 years (women – 76.9 years and men – 73.9 years).

Autor: Wilga

45. In this country, women can get married at the age of 17, and men aged 18.

46. 10 women give birth to 26 children on average

Autor: Nadia

47. The average age people living in this country is 23.8 years old.

48. The country is around:
6,024 thousand people (32.49%) in the age range 0-14 years.
11,733,000 people (63.49%) in the age range 15-64 years.
745 400 people (4.02%) over 65 years old.

49. In this country, about 411 000 children are born each year (2.2% of the population), and about 74,200 people die (0.4% of the population).

Autor: Sara19

50. The lowest located place in the country is Lake Tiberias – 200 m.p.p.

Autor: Klemens

51. There are 138640 km2 of agricultural land in Syria (75% of the country).

52. 39 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

53. Rankous is the highest ranked city in the country.

54. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1949.

55. In this country, formalities related to the establishment of the company last 43 days.

56. The country joined the UN on October 24, 1945.

57. The work week is 40 hours.

Autor: Statyk

58. 50% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

59. 4726 sq km of land is covered by forests (2.6%)

60. The last death penalty was completed in 2012.

Autor: Statyk

61. The level of inflation in 2018 is 27.1%.

Autor: Fan%

62. Syria has 25800 kg of gold reserves (2018).

Autor: Vinamra

63. About 4,900,000 (2018) accounts were created on Facebook.

Autor: NET

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What is the highest peak in Syria?
The highest peak in Syria is Hermon (2814 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Syria?
The Eufrat is the largest river in Syria.

answer: Marta

What is the largest lake in Syria?
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What is the national dish?
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What Syria has national colors?
National colors: red, white, black and green.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
The national alcohol is anise.

answer: Marta

What is the national animal?
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What is the national sport?
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Which countries borders Syria?
Syria borders with such countries as: Iraq 605 km, Israel 76 km, Jordan 375 km, Lebanon 375 km, Turkey 822 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 23.8 years.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage varies from 9,765 to 14,760 local currency per month (data from 2013).

answer: Marta

What is the population density in Syria?
The population density is 101 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
The motto of the country is: “Unity, freedom, socialism.”

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 49.4 ° C was measured in Hassakah.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: -23 ° C was measured in Idlib.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta