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 21 April 2019
Current Time:
  • 13
  • :
  • 46
  • :
  • 05
Time Zone: Asia/Damascus
GMT/UTC: + 2  hours
DST started: Thursday, 28 March 2019, 22:00
DST will end: Thursday, 24 October 2019, 21:00


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

Upcoming public holidays

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
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
June 5 Wednesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
Show full list of public holidays

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)