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Syrian Arab Republic's Information

Flag of Syrian Arab Republic
Land Area 183,630 km2
Water Area 1,550 km2
Total Area 185,180km2 (#87)
Population 17,185,170 (#65)
Population Density 93.59/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic; Highly Authoritarian Regime
GDP (PPP) $50.28 Billion
GDP Per Capita $2,900
Currency Pound (SYP)
Largest Cities
Syria Flag:
Flag of Syria

The flag of Syria was officially adopted on May 29, 1980.

Syria's flag, inspired by the French Tricolor, uses the Pan-Arab colors of green, red, white and black.

The two stars - (depending on the point-of-view) - either represent Syria and Egypt, or Syria and Iraq.

Larger Syria flag

Syria Coat of Arms:
Flag of Syria

Syria's coat of arms consists of the Hawk of Qureish bearing a shield that displays the national flag.

In the hawk's talons is a green scroll reading, "Syrian Arab Republic."

This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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