Arab World


15. Syria



Syrian Arab Republic
Al Jumhuriya al Arabiya as Suriya




The International Year Book and Statesmen's Who's Who. Ed. Jennifer Dilworth, Megan Stuart-Jones. Leiden: Brill Publisher, 2010. Section: States of the World, s.v. 'Syria'.

Capital: Damascus (Population estimate, 2008: 1.6 million)
Head of State: Bashar al-Assad (President)
National Flag: Three equal horizontal colours red, white and black with two green five angled stars at the centre of the white

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