Map of Syria

Syria is a country located in the Middle East. Its location gives it a unique geography and culture. Syria is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq, and Jordan. The country has a population of over 22 million people. The capital of Syria is Damascus. The official language of Syria is Arabic. The currency of Syria is the Syrian pound. Syria is a unitary republic with a presidential system of government. The president of Syria is Bashar al-Assad. Syria’s economy is based on agriculture, oil, and tourism.