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Syria


Syrienne, République Arabe (fr) | Syrien, Arabische Republik (de) | Siria, República Árabe (es) | Siria (it) | Syrië (du) | Síria, República Árabe (pt)


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USEFUL INFORMATION
GEOGRAPHY & CLIMATE
TIMEZONE
LGBTQ+ RELATED
TRAVEL RELATED
KEY INFORMATION

LGBTQ+ Equality Index  


Equality Index - Low
Low



LGBTQ Population (2018) - Estimated   

c.513.5 thousand



LGBTQ+ Dollar (2017) - Estimated Annual Spend  


c.$239.2 million



Region

Western Asia (Asia)



Capital


Damascus

Damas (fr) | Damaskus (de) | Damasco (es) | Damasco (it) | Damascus (du) | Damasco (pt)

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USEFUL INFORMATION


Dialling Codes
Telephone Dialling Code  

+963



Internet Suffix  

.sy



Electricity  

220 volts

50 hertz




C | E | L


Languages
Language(s)  

Arabic, French, English



Currency  

NAME:


Syrian Pound


SYM:


£


DIVISION:


100 piasters




POLICE:


شرطة (shurta) (arabic) | police (french) | police (english)

FIRE:


نار (nar) (arabic) | feu (french) | fire (english)

AMBULANCE:


سياره اسعاف (sayaruh 'iiseaf) (arabic) | ambulance (french) | ambulance (english)

HELP:

مساعدة (musaeada) (arabic) | aidez-moi (french) | help (english)



Member/Associate of an Economic/Security Group

United Nations

Organisation des Nations unies (ONU) (fr) | Vereinte Nationen (VN) (de) | Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) (es) | Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite (ONU) (it) | Verenigde Naties (VN) (du) | Organização das Nações Unidas (ONU) (pt)

Arab League (AL)

Ligue arabe (LA) (fr) | Arabische Liga (AL) (de) | Liga Arabe (LA) (es) | Lega Araba (LA) (it) | Arabische Liga (AL) (du) | Liga Árabe (LA) (pt)




GEOGRAPHY & CLIMATE

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Capital

Damascus

Damas (fr) | Damaskus (de) | Damasco (es) | Damasco (it) | Damascus (du) | Damasco (pt)

Region

Western Asia

Continent

Asia

Hemisphere

Northern

Surrounding Ocean(s)

Atlantic Ocean

Area (sq km)

185,180


Weather -Damascus

(Climate Location)

Temperature Scale
Weather - Months
Monthly Average Temperatures



M1M2M3M4M5M6
HIGH13.2°C | 55.7°F15.8°C | 60.5°F20.8°C | 69.5°F25.8°C | 78.4°F30.9°C | 87.7°F35.4°C | 95.7°F
LOW0.7°C | 33.3°F2.4°C | 36.3°F5.1°C | 41.2°F8.4°C | 47.2°F12.6°C | 54.7°F16.3°C | 61.3°F

M7M8M9M10M11M12
HIGH37.9°C | 100.2°F37.8°C | 100°F34.6°C | 94.2°F28.8°C | 83.9°F20.6°C | 69.1°F14.8°C | 58.7°F
LOW19.1°C | 66.3°F19.2°C | 66.6°F15.8°C | 60.4°F11.4°C | 52.5°F5.3°C | 41.5°F1.4°C | 34.6°F


To make the data more inclusive, we have created a lookup table for the various Months in a number of different languages.The abbreviations (M1, M2,..) correspond to a month within the table (January, February,..)


Seasons
Spring
M03-M05

Summer
M6-M08

Autumn
M09-M11

Winter
M11-M02


To make the data more inclusive, we have created a lookup table for the various Months in a number of different languages (see above).
The abbreviations (M01, M02,..) correspond to a month within the table (January, February,..)



TIMEZONE


Timezone
Timezone  

UTC+2 (Asia/Damascus)

Daylight Savings Time (DST) Applied  

Yes


Daylight Savings Time

(Start-End -dd/mm/yyyy)

2019
FROM
29/03/2019
TO
25/10/2019

2020
FROM
27/03/2020
TO
30/10/2020

2021
FROM
26/03/2021
TO
29/10/2021



LGBTQ+ RELATED

Community


LGBTQ Population (2018) - Estimated   

c.513.5 thousand

LGBTQ+ Dollar (2017) - Estimated Annual Spend  


c.$239.2 million

Lesbian (L):

مثليه (mithlayh) (arabic) | lesbienne (french) | lesbian (english)

Gay (G):

مثلي الجنس (mithli aljins) (arabic) | gay (french) | gay (english)

Bisexual (B):

ثنائي الجنس (thunayiyin aljins) (arabic) | bisexuel (french) | bisexual (english)

Transgender (T):

المتحولين جنسيا (almutahawilin jinsiaan) (arabic) | transgenres (french) | transgender (english)

Questioning (Q):

استجواب (aistijwab) (arabic) | interrogation (french) | questioning (english)



LGBTQ+ Equality Index

Equality Index - Low
Low

LGBTQ+ Illegal  

Yes

Anti-discrimination laws in place  

No

Same-sex unions recognised  

No

Same-sex marriage allowed  

No



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TRAVEL RELATED

Airports
Total number of airports  

23

Total number of heliports  

4

Total number of seaplane bases  

0


Driving - which side  

Right

Driving - Side
International driving licence required  

Required

Main International Airports

(with three-word locations)

AIRPORT NAMEAIRPORT CODECITY/LOCALITYWHAT3WORDS
Aleppo International AirportALP (iata) | OSAP (icao)Aleppo/// glitter.lollipop.sang
Damascus International AirportDAM (iata) | OSDI (icao)Damascus/// thaw.cockatoos.exhausts
Bassel Al-Assad International AirportLTK (iata) | OSLK (icao)Latakia/// macaroons.processes.messages




KEY INFORMATION



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Region

Western Asia
Continent

Asia


Telephone Dialling Code  

+963
Language(s)  

Arabic, French, English


Electricity  

220 volts | 50 hertz

C | E | L


Currency  

Syrian Pound
Currency - smallest denomination  

100 piasters


Timezone  

UTC+2 (Asia/Damascus)
Daylight Savings Time (DST) Applied  

Yes


Total number of airports  

23
Driving - which side  

Right



POLICE:

112

شرطة (shurta) (arabic) | police (french) | police (english)



AMBULANCE:

113

سياره اسعاف (sayaruh 'iiseaf) (arabic) | ambulance (french) | ambulance (english)
FIRE:

110

نار (nar) (arabic) | feu (french) | fire (english)



HELP:

مساعدة (musaeada) (arabic) | aidez-moi (french) | help (english)




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