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:
Sunday 24 February 2019
Current Time:
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Time Zone: Asia/Damascus
GMT/UTC: + 2  hours
DST started: Thursday, 25 October 2018, 21:00
DST will end: Thursday, 28 March 2019, 22:00


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

Upcoming public holidays

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 8 Friday Revolution Day Public Holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
March 21 Thursday Mothers' Day Observance
March 28 Thursday Daylight Saving Time starts Daylight Saving Time
April 17 Wednesday Independence Day Public Holiday
April 21 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 28 Sunday Orthodox Easter Day Observance and Orthodox holiday
May 1 Wednesday May Day National holiday
May 6 Monday Martyrs' Day 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)