Syria's current national flag is a red, white, and black horizontal tricolor. The flag was approved in 1958 as part of the United Arab Republic, a merger of Syria and Egypt, and was used until 1961. It was reintroduced in 1980. This red-white-black flag has been used in Syria's Arab Unions with Egypt, Libya, Sudan, Yemen, and Iraq.
The design of the flag is based on the Arab Liberation Flag of the 1952 Egyptian revolution, which has been adopted as a symbol of Arab nationalism and unity by many Arab countries. Syria's flag is also influenced by its Ottoman heritage, as the colors were also used in the Arab Revolt flag of 1916.
The use of the flag became contentious during the Syrian civil war because it was affiliated with the Ba'ath Party and has come to represent parties loyal to President Bashar al-administration. Assad's The flag is still used by the official government and institutions, but some opposition parties oppose it.
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Syria is a country located in the Middle East, bordered by Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, Israel and Lebanon to the southwest, and the Mediterranean Sea to the west. It is a country with a rich cultural heritage and a mix of different ethnicities and religions. Syria is known for its stunning natural beauty, with a varied landscape ranging from mountains and forests to rivers and deserts.
The history of Syria dates back to ancient times, with the first human settlements dating back to at least 8000 BC. The country has a long and complex history, with a mix of Arab, Turkish, and other influences. Syria gained independence from France in 1946, and has since gone through a number of political and economic challenges.
Today, Syria is a lower-middle-income country with a small and diversified economy. The country is known for its oil industry, as well as for its production of agricultural products such as wheat, corn. Syria has a hot and dry desert climate, with hot temperatures year-round. The official language of Syria is Arabic, and the country has a diverse population with a mix of different ethnicities and religions.
|Country codes||SY, SYR (ISO 3166-1)|
|Official name||Syrian Arab Republic|
|Religion||87% Islam, 10% Christianity, 3% Druze|
|Member of||United Nations|
|Organisation of Islamic Cooperation|
|Population density||95 per Km2 (247 people per mi2)|
|Urban Population||60.0 % of the population is urban (10,498,283 people in 2020)|
|Median age||25.6 years|
|Total area||The total land area is 185,180 km2 (71,500 sq mi)|
|Highest point||Jabal el-Sheikh (2 814 m, 9 232 ft)|
|Lowest point||Northeast shores of the Sea of Galilee in the Golan Heights (-214 m, -702 ft)|
|GDP per capita||$ 533 (World Bank, 2021)|
|Currency||Syrian pound (£, SYP)|
|Internet TLD||.sy, سوريا. (click here to find and register domain name)|
|Country Wikipedia Page||Syria Wikipedia Page|
Main Cities by Population in Syria
|27||‘Ayn al ‘Arab||50,000|
|35||Jisr ash Shughur||39,311|
|53||Tayyibat al Imam||29,259|
|58||Ash Shaykh Miskin||25,920|