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Flag of Syria in the Middle East | National states flags of the World countries
Vlajka Sýrie | Flagge von Syrien | Bandera de Siria

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Information about Syria

The information comes from the publication CIA The World Factbook.

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Country Syria is situated in a location / continent Middle East. Syria has an area of 185 180 km2 and 22 530 746 residents. The highest point has a height 2 814 above sea level. and it is called Mount Hermon. The lowest point is located at the level of -200 above sea level and it is named unnamed location near Lake Tiberias. System of government is republic and the date of independence 17th April 1946. The capital city is Damascus. Syria has the international abbreviation SY.

Syria - economy

Total gross domestic product (GDP) is 107 600 000 000 $. Total gross domestic product per capita in purchasing power parity is 5 100 $. GDP grows by -2.00 % a year. Inflation (consumer price index) is equal to 4.80 % a year. Syria have 5 642 000 working-age population (from a total population 22 530 746 people). Unemployment is at 12.30 %. Syria issued 2.90 % GDP to healt care and 5,90 % GDP to army. The public debt of the country is 35.20 % GDP. The total amount of foreign debt is 7 074 000 000 USD.

Syria - demography

As suggested above, Syria has 22 530 746 people. Population growth is in the amount -0.80 % per year. Number of children born per 1000 population per year is 23.52.Every mother has average 2.85 children. The infant mortality rate is 15.12 and maternal mortality 70.00 deaths per 100,000 births. Average estimated life expectancy makes 74.92 years. Mortality is 3.67 people per 1000 population per year.

Syria - transport and telecommunications

Syria has 68 157 km of roads, 2 052 km of railway lines and 99 airports. The total length of waterways (navigable rivers, canals, etc.) is 900 km. There is registered 19 ships.

Number of active mobile phones (sim card) in the country Syria is 13 117 000. Number of active fixed telephone lines is 4 345 000. Syria has 4 469 000 internet users, who have the available 420 Internet connections. Syria has been assigned a domain first Choose range .sy.

Syria - energetics

Syria consumes a year 28 870 000 000 kWh of electricity. Annual electricity production is 40 860 000 000 kWh in power plants with a total installed electrical capacity 8 200 000 kW. Syria exports 0 kWh and imports 0 kWh of electricity per year Energy mix of power generation is as follows: fossil fuels: 84.8 %, nuclear energy: 0 %, renewable: 0.0 %, hydropower: 15.2 %. The country Syria is harvested annually 333 900 barrels of oil.

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