Syria Territory
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Syria Territory

(Al-Jumhūrīyah al-ʽArabīyah as-Sūrīyah). State of Western Asia (185,180 km²). Capital: Damascus. Administrative division: mohafazat districts (14). Population: 21.117.690 residents (2012 estimate). Language: Arabic (official), Aramaic, Armenian, Circassian, Kurdish. Religion: Muslims (Sunni 74%, Shia 12%), Christians 5.5%, Druze 3%, others 5.5%. Monetary unit: Syrian pound (100 piastres). Human Development Index: 0.658 (118th place). Borders: Turkey (N), […]