Syria Facts, Population Count, Statistics & News (2022)

Last Updated on: July 23rd, 2021

Syria Statistics and Facts 2022

Here are a few of the most interesting Syria facts and statistics I was able to dig up including population counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Syria Facts

  • Geographical Location: Google Maps
  • Size: 71,500 square miles (185,180 square kilometers)
  • Continent: Asia
  • National Language: Arabic
  • Capital City: Damascus
  • Largest City: Aleppo
  • Population Count: 18.288 million (2018)

Syria Time Zone(s):

Time zone Offset
Eastern European Summer Time UTC +3
Eastern European Time UTC +2

Syria Major Cities:

  • Aleppo
  • Damascus
  • Homs
  • Latakia
  • Hama
  • Ar-Raqqah
  • Deir ez-Zor
  • Al-Hasakah
  • Qarnishli
  • Tartus

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these Syria stats come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.

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