Syrian Arab Republic's Information
|Land Area||183,630 km2|
|Water Area||1,550 km2|
|Total Area||185,180km2 (#87)|
|Government Type||Presidential Republic; Highly Authoritarian Regime|
|GDP (PPP)||$50.28 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$2,900|
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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.
Syria Coat of Arms:
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."