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Coat of Arms of Syria

Syria, officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in West Asia located in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Levant.

Where is Syria located?[edit | edit source]

Location of Syria

Syria is bounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Türkiye to the north, Iraq to the east and southeast, Jordan to the south, and Israel and Lebanon to the southwest. Cyprus lies to the west across the Mediterranean Sea.

How many people live in Syria?[edit | edit source]

Syria has a population of approximately 18,500,000 (2019 estimate).

What are the most common languages in Syria?[edit | edit source]

Arabic is the official language in Syria.

What is the most common religion in Syria?[edit | edit source]

The official state religion of Syria is Islam.

What is the sport of Syria?[edit | edit source]

The most popular sports in Syria are football, badminton and basketball.

What are some important sights?[edit | edit source]

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