Land Area: 185,180 Sq.Km.
Population: 19 Million
Language: Arabic (English and French are widely spoken).
Religion: Moslem, Christian and other minorities.
Airports: International Airport : Damascus & Aleppo
Working Days:Saturday till Thursday. Friday is a weekend.
Electricity: 220 Volts.
Communication: Country Code+ 963
Climate: A pleasant and varied Mediterranean climate with four distinctive Seasons.
How to arrival : From Turkey: through Bab-Alhawa.
From Lebanon through Al-Jdaida and Aldaboisie.
From Jordan through Dara'a
Currency: Syrian Pound /1.00 USD= 47.35 SYP.
Tipping: Services is generally include in hotel and restaurant bills, but a tip of 15-25
percent is customey.
Credit Cards Acceptable: Visa, Master Card, & American Express.
Traveler Cheques: limited acceptance.
Shopping: The Main Souks for Shopping in Damascus : Hammidieh and Bzourih
for Oriental Stuff. Salhieh, Hamra for Modern Stuff Aleppo:Covered Bazaar for Oriental Stuff.