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🇸🇾 Syria

Country located in Western Asia

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Comprehensive data for Syria
Country NameSyria
Country Name (Local)Sūriyya / Suriya / الجمهورية العربية السورية
Country Flag🇸🇾
Country Area185180 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)SY
RegionWestern Asia
Capital NameDamascus
Capital Latitude33.5102
Capital Longitude36.29128
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The currency used for the locale code is Syrian Pound.

Currency information for Syria and locale
Currency NameSyrian Pound
Currency Name (Local)Syrian pound
Currency CodeSYP
Currency Symbol£
Currency Numeric760
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NamePiastres

Languages Spoken


Syria has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+02:00.



Syria shares borders with 5 countries and it's not landlocked.

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What country is 🇸🇾?

People often ask which country uses 🇸🇾 emoji flag. The answer is Syria.Syria is located in Western Asia continent. The country area is 185180 km2, and the capital city is Damascus (33.5102, 36.29128). Some of the neighboring countries are Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, and the country is not landlocked. Some of the timezones in Syria are UTC+02:00. The currency used in Syria is Syrian pound (SYP). People in Syria speak mostly Arabic. Syria is part of the Western Asia region.