Geopolitical map of Syria

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CapitalPopulationArea
Damascus 22,198,110 185,180
Country codePhone CodeLocal HourTime zone
SY +963 04:31:45 Asia/Damascus
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Some data about Syria

Syria is a country of 22,198,110 inhabitants, with an area of ​185,180 km2, its capital is Damascus and its time zone is "Asia/Damascus". Its ISO code is "SY" in 2 positions and "SYR" in 3 positions.

To be able to make a telephone call to Syria, you must dial your telephone code, which is 963. The currency used in Syria is the "Pound" (SYP).

The administrative subdivision of Syria (administrative division) is made up of 13 Muhafazat (level 1), 1 Capital city (level 1), 60 Manatiq (level 2) and 269 Nawahi (level 3). Syria has 10 cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants and 2 cities with more than one million inhabitants.

Above you have a geopolitical map of Syria with a precise legend on its biggest cities, its road network, its airports, railways and waterways. Do not hesitate to click on the map of Syria to access a zoom level and finer details.

Syria shares borders with Israel, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey.

Proportion of cities by number of inhabitants in Syria

Number of cities by importance (population) in Syria. Considering cities with a population of more than 100 000, 200 000, 500 000 and 1 million inhabitants, with the percentage of the population that these cities represent.

> 100k inhabitants > 200k inhabitants > 500k inhabitants > 1 million inhabitants
10 6 3 2
25.0 % 22.5 % 17.8 % 14.3 %
  • The 10 most important cities represent 25.0% of the entire population
  • The 6 most important cities represent 22.5% of the entire population
  • The 3 most important cities represent 17.8% of the entire population
  • The 2 most important cities represent 14.3% of the entire population

Administrative division of Syria

Administrative subdivisionsAdministrative level
13 Muhafazat1
1 Capital city1
60 Manatiq2
269 Nawahi3

List of first-order administrative division in Syria

  • Al-Hasakah Governorate
  • Aleppo Governorate
  • Ar-Raqqah Governorate
  • As-Suwayda Governorate
  • Daraa Governorate
  • Deir ez-Zor Governorate
  • Damascus Governorate
  • Hama Governorate
  • Homs Governorate
  • Idlib Governorate
  • Latakia Governorate
  • Quneitra Governorate
  • Muḩāfaz̧at Rīf Dimashq
  • Tartus Governorate

List of major cities of Syria

  • Aleppo1 602 264 inhabitants
  • Damascus1 569 394 inhabitants
  • Homs775 404 inhabitants
  • Ḩamāh460 602 inhabitants
  • Latakia340 181 inhabitants
  • Deir ez-Zor242 565 inhabitants
  • Ar Raqqah177 636 inhabitants
  • Al Bāb130 745 inhabitants
  • Idlib128 840 inhabitants
  • Douma111 864 inhabitants
  • Dar‘ā97 969 inhabitants
  • As Safīrah95 832 inhabitants
  • As Salamīyah94 887 inhabitants
  • Tartouss89 457 inhabitants
  • Ath Thawrah87 880 inhabitants
  • Al Ḩasakah81 539 inhabitants
  • Dārayyā71 596 inhabitants
  • Manbij68 888 inhabitants
  • I‘zāz66 138 inhabitants
  • Jablah65 915 inhabitants
  • As Suwaydā’59 052 inhabitants
  • Ālbū Kamāl57 572 inhabitants
  • At Tall55 561 inhabitants
  • Al Mayādīn54 534 inhabitants
  • Ar Rastan53 152 inhabitants
  • Tadmur51 015 inhabitants
  • ‘Ayn al ‘Arab50 000 inhabitants
  • An Nabk49 372 inhabitants
  • Khān Shaykhūn48 975 inhabitants
  • ‘Afrīn48 693 inhabitants
  • Kafranbel45 652 inhabitants
  • ‘Irbīn42 474 inhabitants
  • Al Quşayr41 062 inhabitants
  • Yabrūd40 502 inhabitants
  • Jisr ash Shughūr39 311 inhabitants
  • Bāniyās39 066 inhabitants
  • Tallbīsah38 491 inhabitants
  • Ḩarastā37 348 inhabitants
  • Al Qunayţirah36 143 inhabitants
  • Tādif34 670 inhabitants