Location: Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Lebanon and Turkey
Government: Syrian Arab Republic
Currency: Syrian pounds (SYP)
Area: 187,437 sq km
Population: 20,384,316 (July 2021 est.)
Languages: Arabic (official), Kurdish, Armenian, Aramaic, Circassian, French, English
Religion: Muslim 87% (official; includes Sunni 74% and Alawi, Ismaili, and Shia 13%), Christian 10% (includes Orthodox, Uniate, and Nestorian), Druze 3%
Tel Code: +963
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