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The country of Syria is located in western Asia. It shares its borders on the west it has Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea, on the north it has Turkey, on the east it has Iraq, on the south it has Jordan and to the southwest it has Israel. Formally this nation is known as the Syrian Arab Republic. Damascus the capital of the kingdom in the Islamic period is very old always occupied city of the world. In April 1946 new Syria was formed as a French command and gained self-rule, as a parliamentary republic. After the nation got its freedom, the phase was rocky, and a great figure of military coups and coup made efforts to tremble the nation in the time from 1949-1970. There was an Emergency Law from 1962 in Syria. Syria has been under Emergency Law since 1962, resulting to hang the majority legal guarding for the people, and the structure of regime is measured non-democratic. The nation was managed by the Arab communist Ba'ath gathering from 1963. Further from 1971 the authority has been rigorous primarily to Hafez al-Assad and later his son Bashar al-Assad. The verdict leaders, services and the furtive police are basically crammed with reliable Alawites, a Syrian marginal. Syria has leaded a key position mainly throughout its central responsibility in the arguments between Arab with Israel, which as the Six-Day War in 1967 has occupied the Golan Heights. The larger portion of people are Sunni Muslim.

Syria Recreation, Culture and Attractions

The past of Syria is full of culture and customary civilization. The family, religion, education and self discipline and respect are totally valued in Syria. The people of Syria have a great flavor for the customary art are shown in dances like the al-Samah, the Dabkeh in each of the dissimilarity and the sword dance. The ancient traditional houses in Syria comprise of fountain in the center with spring water, and garnished with citrus trees, grape vines, and flowers. The country of Syria has put efforts in to Arabic literature and music. It is conceited of its custom of oral and written poetry. Syria is famous for the handicrafts. Archaeologists have revealed widespread writings and proofs of civilization opponents to individuals of Mesopotamia and Egypt approximately in the early city of Ebla. Some of the popular attractions of Syria country are Al Hasakah, Al Qamishli, Aleppo, Al-Hasakah, Al-Quneitra, Ar-Raqqah, Bosra, Damascus, Darra, Deir ez-Zor, Hama, Homs, Kafr Buhum, Latakia, Maloula, Palmyra, Raqqa, Safita, Salamiyah, Shaizar, Sweida and Tartus. Syria nation's largest famous sport is Football or soccer. Sports are always encouraged in Syria. Some of the other well liked sports in Syria are Weight lifting, wrestling, judo and karate.

Syria Demographics

Syria Total Population - 22,505,000
Syria Arab Population - 18,004,000
Syria Kurds Population - 1,800,400
Syria Native Assyrians/Syriacs Population - 1,237,775
Syria Syrian Turkmen Population - 1,237,775
Syria Armenians, Circassians and other Population - 225,050

Syria Education

The education system of Syria is pressurized by the civilization and traditions of Syria. The primary education structure is advanced in Syria. The quality of education is superior in Syria country. The education system has improved the economic sector of the nation. The chief communal party in Syria recognized as of Baath Party promotes learning for the improvement of the economic form of the nation. The upper secondary education comprises of 3 years of learning. There are many universities in the nation of Syria. The minimum age for a child to enroll in a school of Syria is six years. A learning of a child from age six to eleven years is necessary. The universities in Syria mostly concentrate on core areas of engineering and medicine. Law, business and arts are still developing in Syria country. The education system is controlled by the minister of education. Private schools charges are very high. University education can be categorized into three stages. The first stage will be of degree for four to six years depending on the course. The second stage takes nearly one to two years of learning for a postgraduate degree which is same as Master's degree is in Syria known as DEA or DESS. The last stage of university education is the doctorate for three to five years.

Syria Symbols

Syria state Flag
Syria Flag
Syria state Flower
Syria Flower
Syria state Anthem
Syria Anthem
'Homat el Diyar'
Syria state Bird
Syria Bird

Syria History

The past of Syria is mainly comprised of the earliest territories of the Hittites, Assyrians, and Persians. Babylonians, Egyptians, Phoenicians, Greeks, the Seleucid realm and Rome were few Empires which powered the area of Syria. Islam religion in Syria was initiated in 661-751, for duration of about 90 years. In the 11th century the nation was captured by Turks and later they were defeated by Crusaders. Saladin occupied Syria in the 12th century by overpowering the Turks and Crusaders. Mamluk empowered Syria till the beginning of 16th century. After Mamluk, Ottomans controlled Syria till the starting of 20th century. France managed Syria and Lebanon in the period of League of Nations. In the year 1941 Syria became republic and it gained its entire freedom in the year 1944. Syria always had arguments with its neighboring country Israel. The Golan Heights was captured by Israel in the year 1967. After Syria got its independence the nation was influenced by four dominant factors. They are to gain mutual harmony with other Christian and Muslim people from the Middle East countries to in implement their aim for local headship, fiscal and communal affluence, worldwide hate of Israel and leading political function of the military forces.

Syria Tourism

The tourism of Syria is very old. Syria has many popular tourist destinations. The tourism department has increased steadily and always encouraged tourists to visit the country of Syria. Few of the famous attractions of Syria are Al Hasakah, Al Qamishli, Aleppo, Al-Hasakah, Al-Quneitra, Ar-Raqqah, Bosra, Damascus, Darra, Deir ez-Zor, Hama, Homs, Kafr Buhum, Latakia, Ma`loula, Palmyra, Raqqa, Safita, Salamiyah, Shaizar, Sweida and Tartus. Palmyra is the prime Muslim site to achieve as a world's UNESCO Heritage Site in Syria country. The capital of the nation is Damascus which is considered as very old most populated city in the world. Ummayyad Mosque, Al-Hamidiyah Bazaar and the Tikiyeh mosque constructed in about mid 16th century, Al Azem Palace of 18th century, the Tomb of Saladin and the Sayyida Zainab Shrine are the some of the tourist destinations of the capital city. Citadel of Aleppo, Qala'at al-Kahf: Assassin Stronghold, St. Simeon, Sunset at the Citadel of Ibn Maan, The Civic Centre and Colonnaded Street, The Sanctuary of Bel, Salah el-Din Citadel, The Palmyra Museum and The Valley of the Tombs are other attractions in Syria nation.

Syria Transportation

The road network is the basic and main means of the transport. Few of the vital roads are the highway linking Damascus and Aleppo and the road connecting Damascus and Baghdad. The country being under developed has a superior range of railway network. The Syrian Railway company, Chemins de Fer Syriens manages the railway network. The whole nation is well linked by the railways. Latakia and Tartus are two of the main ports of the Syria nation. The port of Latakia is incorporated with two landing stage, as well as wharfs and depots. Port trade was reduced by the shutting the Syrian boundary with Iraq in the beginning of 1980s, even if with the margin's restart in the end of 1990s. The Syrian shipping industry was amplified by the shipments to Iraq. The chief airports of Syria are Damascus, Aleppo and Lattakia. There are about two international airports here. They are the Damascus Airport and the Aleppo Airport. Other domestic airports of the nation are Al-Qamishli, Latakia, Dayr al-Zawr, and Tadmur.

Syria Taxes

Syria Country Income Tax - 22%
Syria Country Corporate Tax - 28%
Syria Country Sales Tax - 10%
Syria Country Salaries Tax - 19.3%

Syria Universities

Damascus University, Damascus, Syria - 85,837 Students
University of Aleppo, Aleppo, Syria - 61,643 Students
Al-Baath University, Homs, Syria - 36,000 Students

Syria Religions

Syria Sunni Muslim Population is 74%
Syria Alawite, Druze and Other Muslim Population is 16%
Syria Christian Population is 10%

Syria Governorates

Aleppo, Syria - Population 4,507,000
Al-Hasakah, Syria - Population 1,377,000
Ar-Raqqah, Syria - Population 854,000
As-Suwayda, Syria - Population 346,000
Damascus, Syria - Population 1,711,000
Daraa, Syria - Population 916,000
Deir ez-Zor, Syria - Population 1,094,000
Hama, Syria - Population 2,051,765
Homs, Syria - Population 1,647,000
Idlib, Syria - Population 1,359,000
Latakia, Syria - Population 943,000
Quneitra, Syria - Population 84,000
Rif Dimashq, Syria - Population 2,487,000
Tartus, Syria - Population 750,000

Syria Geography

Syria nation has a total area of about 185,180 sq km. The country is positioned in the latitudes 32° and 38° N, and longitudes 35° and 43° E. The nation is largely covered with infertile flat terrains. The Euphrates, Syria's one of the vital river, traverse the nation in the east. "Cradle of civilization" is included as same as the fifteen states. The total land area of Syria country is 184,050 sq km whereas the total water area of Syria country is 1,130 sq km. The surrounding countries to the nation of Syria are on the west it has Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea, on the north it has Turkey, on the east it has Iraq, on the south it has Jordan and to the southwest it has Israel. Formally this nation is called as the Syrian Arab Republic. The agricultural land of the Syria nation is 25.22% of the total terrain. The major portion of land is semiarid and barren region plateau; slender coastal plain, mountains in west. Petroleum, phosphates, chrome and manganese ores, asphalt, iron ore, rock salt, marble, gypsum, hydropower are the natural resources.

Syria Government

Officially the Syrian country is called as the Syrian Arab Republic. The executive, legislative, and judicial branches are incorporated in the Syrian legislature. The group of administrators comprises of president, two vice presidents, prime minister, board of Ministers. Spectators typically comment it as a traditional despotism. The management body of Syria normally has a unicameral People's board. The regime of Syria is incorporated with the Supreme Constitutional Court, the High Judicial Council, the Court of Cassation, and the State Security Courts. The larger part of the government is dominated by the Islamic jurisprudence. Ottoman, French, and Islamic laws are considered as the controlling legislature of Syria. The most significant party which has a most of command in Syria is the Assad family's Arab Socialist Resurrection Party (Baath Party). Aspirants are chosen by the reliability and trustworthiness. After a complete period of seven years elections for the post of president who heads the state are held. The president holds the powers to pick vice-presidents, the prime minister, and the council of ministers. The Supreme legitimate Court includes a chief justice and four justices. The president chooses justices for each four year terms.

Syria Economy

The economy of Syria country is mostly depends on the agriculture sector, oil, industry and tourism. The nation's economy always faces ups and downs. The oil industry and agricultural sector both are considered as the foundation of Syria's economy. The reforms are being taken by the regime of Syria to improve the economic conditions of the country. The subsidies are turned to be firm to prolong as the space among expenditure and manufacturing is persisted to rise. Regime and communal segment people comprise over one portion of the entire labor force. According to the UNDP about 30% of Syria citizens lack the basic necessities whereas 11.4% of the Syrians exist under the survival level.