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Syria

 

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 Syria
All information: Syria
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:185,180 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:17,070,000 328,240,000
Official language:Arabic English

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Government

Government form:Presidential republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1941 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Damascus Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:92.2 33.4
Life expectancy males:66.6 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:77.8 years 81.1 years
Average age:22.4 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:23.69 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:5.37 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:27.10 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:8 74
Civil rights:1 83
Health:46 74
Climate:63 64
Cost of Living:84 38
Popularity:51 85


Economy

Currency:Syrian Pound (1 SYP = 100 Piastres) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:8.5 % 3.9 %
Inflation rate:36.70 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:38.40 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:42.70 % 36.60 %
Average income:1,626 € 58,821 €
Corruption index:13 (very bad) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:36,092 Mio €2.11 M € 19,145,356 M €58.33 M €
Gross national product:32,314 Mio €1.89 M € 19,308,457 M €58.82 M €
Exported goods:17,513 M €1.03 M € 2,258,389 M €6.88 M €
Imported goods:17,337 M €1.02 M € 2,773,678 M €8.45 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:69,873 km4.09 km 6,586,610 km20.07 km
Railways:2,052 km0.12 km 293,564 km0.89 km
Waterways:900 km0.05 km 41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:250.001 3,6730.011
Airports:900.005 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:14.16 bn kWh829,518.92 kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:17.07 bn kWh999,992.09 kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.48 m kWh
Energy export:262.00 m kWh15,348.44 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,536.36 kWh
Energy imports:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:28.83 m t1,688.91 t 5.01 bn t15,251.98 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+963 +1
Internet domain:.sy .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:2,843,103167 107,281,000327
Mobile phones:19,387,6041,136 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:4160 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:5,847,102343 290,488,378885



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:1.50 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:1.22 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:13.5 % 10.8 %
HIV sufferers:0.01 % 0.22 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.2 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:89.0 % 79.0 %

Climate

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Daytime temperatures:25.3 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:13.4 °C 7.3 °C
Water temperature:21.6 °C 17.7 °C
Relative humidity:58 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:10 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:48 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:6.7 7.2


Native languages

Arabic:90.0 % n/a
English:n/a 82.1 %
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Kurdish:9.0 % n/a
Chinese:n/a 0.9 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Russian:n/a 0.2 %
other:1.0 % 2.6 %


Religions

Islam:89.0 % 1.1 %
Christianity:10.0 % 78.5 %
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a 1.6 %
Hinduism:n/a 1.0 %
Yazidism:0.8 % n/a
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
other:0.2 % 15.3 %