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Location: north-eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea between latitudes 32-37 North and longitudes 35-42 east of Greenwich. Length of  beach  is 183 km. 
 Area: 185180 kmē 

Population: 19880000 million people,

 according to statistics in 2009
Language: Arabic, English
Electrical Current: 220 volts / 50 Hz
Measures and Weights: the meter and KG

Currency: the basic unit of currency is

the Syrian pound and  equals  to

 100 Syrian piastres
Notes: 50-100-200- 500-1000.
coins: 5- 10-25 Syrian Pounds
Official Hours: ministries and official institutions, from 8:30 to 15:30
shops  & stores: Winter: from 10-14 and 16-20  

                      Summer: from 10-14 and 16-21

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Holidays: Friday and Saturday and official holidays
TIME ZONE: November to February:   GMT + 2 Hours (Winter).
                       March to October:  GMT + 3 hours. (Summer).

Climate: A pleasant and varied Mediterranean climate with four distinct seasons.
Average Temperature
: in summer 32 ° C, in winter: 10 ° C, in spring and fall 22 ° C.

Telephone: International code for Syria: 00963
Telephone code: Damascus and Damascus countryside 011 - Kunitra 014 -  Dara 015  alswedaa 016-  Aleppo 021- alraka 022 -   shoghoor Bridge 023- Idlib 023 Homs 031 Palmyra 031 - Hama 033 - Latakia 041 - Alqurdahah 041- Gabla 041  - Slinfah 041 - kasab 041 -  Tartous 043- Banias 043 - Safita 043 - Duraykish 043 - Mashta Alhelo 043  Deir el-Zor 051 - Hasakah 052 - Ras Al Ain 052 - Almaalikikia 052 - Alkamishli 053.

 


Airport:

 Damascus: Damascus International Airport, at a distance of 32 km from the center of the capital, Taxi service - Bus services - Free zone. 

Aleepo: Aleppo International Airport.
Lattakia
: Martyr Bassel Al-Asad Airport
Ports:
Lattakia  is 348 km from the capital, Tartous 258 km from the capital, banyas 55 km south of  Lattakia.