Al Jumhuriyah al Arabiyah as Suriyah

Syrian Arab Republic

Syria, locally written Souriya, is a Middle East country, located at the eastern Mediterranean Sea north of Lybia. It has borders to Turkey, Iraq, Jordan, Israel and Lebanon. The Capital is Damaskus (Dimashq). The country is rather big, with an area of 185,000 km², but only 14 Million inhabitants.