Syria

Regions

Al-Hasakah
Aleppo
Ar-Raqqah
As-Suwayda
Damascus City
Daraa
Deir ez-Zor
Hama
Homs
Idlib
Latakia
Quneitra
Rif-dimashq
Tartus

Country information

Country: Syria
Population: 22,198,110 inhabitants  (Last modified: 5/03/2013 )
Area 185,180 km²
Capital: Damascus
Currency: Pound (SYP)
Phone code: +963
Languages: ar-SY,ku,hy,arc,fr,en
Domain name: .sy
Postcode form:
Postcode regex:
ISO3: SYR
Neighbors: Israel, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey
Fips: SY

Current local time in Syria

Current Date:
Thursday 01 October 2020
Current Time:
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Time Zone: Asia/Damascus
GMT/UTC: + 2  hours
DST started: Thursday, 26 March 2020, 22:00
DST will end: Thursday, 29 October 2020, 21:00


*GMT/UTC - Standard Time Zone
*DST - Daylight Saving Time

Upcoming public holidays

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
October 6 Tuesday October Liberation Day Public Holiday
October 29 Thursday Daylight Saving Time ends Daylight Saving Time
October 29 Thursday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday
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Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year Public Holiday
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Geographic information

Latitude in decimal degrees: 35
Longitude in decimal degrees: 38
Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 35° North
Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 38° East
Height above sea level: 918 m,   3011.81 ft,   36141.75 in
Geographical feature: A (Administrative region type feature)
Feature designation code: A.PCLI (independent political entity)