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Travel to Syrian Arab Republic

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
ATTRACTIONS: (a few major)

The U.S. Department of State and other world governments strongly warn citizens against travel to Syria. Many governments are urging their citizens to leave if they are still in the country.

Several Western countries and some of the Arab Gulf region countries have closed their embassies in Damascus due to the ongoing violence and deteriorating security situation.

Borders may become more difficult to cross or may close without warning.

  • Calling Code: 963
  • Electricity: 220V, 50Hz
  • Drive on the: Right
  • Times to Travel: Syria is very hot during the summer months, and the further east one travels, the hotter it becomes.

    The winters are cool. The northern part of Syria receives a signficant amount of rainfall.

    April, May, September and October are the best months to visit. There is minimal rainfall and temperatures are generally in the high 60°s F (mid 20°s C)



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  • Syria Travel Advice and Warnings
This page was last updated on November 29, 2017.

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