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It is a country!
It's a country in the middle east!
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When did Syria become a country?

it became at 2000 b.c.e isn't that old! I think He or She meant was when was Syria a country that was recognised by the world which is 1941 don't know the date SO SMART!

What countries surround Syria?

The countries that surround Syria are: Turkey (N), Iraq(E), Jordan(S), Israel(SW) and Lebanon(W). There is also a coast line to the west. The Mediterranean sea.

Was Syria ever a Christian country?

It's a Muslim and Christian country. Syria was a CHristian Country, it is mentioned in the bible as Aram, and as i believe it attacked Israel because of some proubles between the Christians and Jews. I am not Christian but i do know stuff :D/

What alphabets were use in the country of Syria?

Several alphabets have been used in that region, including: Akkadian Aramaic Arabic Hebrew Syriac Today, mainly Arabic is used. Some Christians in Syria use the Syriac alphabet for liturgical purposes.

What is unique about Syria?

That it is the oldest capital on Earth . Although Antioch is currently part of Turkey, Antioch wasconsidered part of Syria, which is the city that Christianitystarted in. the first alphabet

After World War one did Syria become an independent country?

Well kinda, Syria was fist given to the French who let it become independent, it was part of the Ottoman empire before WWI, a Muslim empire that at that point had control of almost all middle east Asia, to get back on target, no not after WWI but later.

What do the countries of Egypt Israel Syria Greece Italy Spain Algeria and Libya have in common?

There are several commonalities between these countries. Theyinclude that: . They all have had coastlines on the Mediterranean Sea . Parts of all of these countries were part of the Roman Empirein 100 C.E., under Christian control in 400 C.E., and under Islamiccontrol by 1400 C.E. . They are all (MORE)

Is Syria a third world country?

it's not exactly third world country like some parts of africa and asia its like iran and jordan u can call it second world country but not like russia of course........

What countries or bodies of water are present at the boundary or within Syria itself?

Bordering countries: Lebanon (west), Turkey (north), Iraq (east), Jordan (south), Israel (southwest) Bordering bodies of waters: the Mediterranean Sea (west) Bodies of water in Syria: . Euphrates (river), Balikh and Khabur (left-side-rivers of Euphrates; on its other side there are just wadis), (MORE)

Is Syria a poor country?

Syria has the 66th largest economy of any country (at US$59,330,000,000), which is not considered poor. However, Syria has the 114th largest GDP per capita (US$5,078), which is considered poor. As of external debt, Syria is only 13% in debt, one of the lowest in the world. However, as of public debt (MORE)

How long was Syria called Syria?

6000 years EDIT: This is incorrect. Syria has been called Syria since 10,000 B.C. Syria used to be larger than it currently is, but it divided into multiple countries. Source: I am Syrian.

Is Syria in turkey?

No, Syria is an independent country. Turkey is the country that boarders Syria from the north.

Is Syria a wealthy country?

syria itself is not economically wealthy, but the people in it are. they have extremely large family inheritances and pride themselves on their wealth. furthermore, syrian culture is driven by prestige and money. if you have neither, you can rely on your self respect and dignity as backup, and if yo (MORE)

Is Syria a monarchy?

Strictly speaking, it is not. It is a Presidential Dictatorship.However, the method of presidential succession is monarchical, inthat sons replace fathers as Presidents.

What can you do in Syria?

I recently went to Syria and it was great. Some sights to see are:Palmyra, Alleppo, and of course Damascues. Oh, and definitely shopin the souks (market places). Whats great about Syria is that youcan go to surrounding countries like Jordan, Israel, Egypt, andLebanon. We just went to Syria, Lebanon, (MORE)

What country is between Syria and Israel?

Syria and Israel theoretically share a border, but they areseparated by the UNDOF forces which occupy a no-man's land betweenthem. However, Syria and Israel both border Jordan and Lebanon. In thecase of Lebanon, there is no land border with any nation other thanSyria or Israel.

Is Egypt a good country than Syria?

yup it is better cause egypt got many great places and what i like the most is (sharm el shaikh) i advice you to go their and i promise you will enjoy it and i am not saying that syria is not nice ... no it is nice and their are kind people but egypt got to much great places to go ;)

Is Syria a communist country?

No. Although it was generally aligned with the Soviet Union, it isbetter to see Syria as a Presidential Dictatorship than anythingelse.

Is Syria an Arab country?

Technically No, it is a mixture of races, religion, and nations, so it is very hard to say if it is a Arabic country or not but they say they are Arabs because the speak Arabic. They also speak Aramaic{Mostly Syrian Christians and Assyrians} or Syriac, Druze on the south speak Mountain Arabic or "Ga (MORE)

How did Syria become a country?

It depends on how the question is intended. Syria first became a country around 3000 BC as the Kingdom ofAram/Aramea. However, modern Syria became independent in April 1946 as pressurefrom Syrian Nationalist forces and the British forced the French toevacuate their troops. The Syrian Nationalists (MORE)

Why is there unrest in Syria?

Note: Don't listen to those Assad supporters, because they're out there to brainwash others to support this bloodthristy dictator. Be objective and find the truth. Its cause is a long and pitiful tragedy. Syria was created as a byproduct of Ottoman Turkish and French occupation. When the French ki (MORE)

What is the nearest country to Syria?

There is no one "nearest" country so Syria. Syria borders Jordan, Israel, Lebanon, Turkey, and Iraq. So, in a sense, all these countries are "nearest" to Syria.

Why did Syria have war?

Answer 1 Syria is having a war because the have one dictator which is aperson who is in charge and it dosen't matter what anyone elsedecides he has the power. The people didn't want this because itwas a unfair process and could be very dangerous if the leader madeone wrong descision which people co (MORE)

Why is there fighting in Syria?

It's revolution against dictator Bashar Assad and his regime. Assad family is rulling Syria from 1970, they destroy everything in Syria,steal everything and did so many massacres in Syria...

Why is there violence in Syria?

Because the United States wants to weaken Iran through collapsingSyira's Regime.. What I don't understand is why so many have to die

Is Syria a colonized country?

Syria was formerly a French Mandate. While technically this meansthat Syria was not colonized, a mandate was more or less a colony.

Who will win in Syria?

The US and UN, because The CIA and Al-Quada are regime changers for the New World Order.

What is the telephone country code for Syria?

Syria is country code +963. When calling from outside Syria, you must drop the trunk prefix '0'from the Syrian area code. For example, Damascus' area code 011becomes +963 11. Mobile numbers begin with +963 9. For landline area codes, see the related question "Where istelephone country code 963?" (MORE)

Is Syria in OPEC?

No. OPEC members are Algeria, Angola, Ecuador, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Venezuela, in alphabetical order..

Is Syria still a dictatorial country?

Yes. Syria will remain a dictatorship for as long as Basharal-Assad remains in power and will likely continue to be adictatorship if he falls because his main opposition is made ofSunni Theocrats, not unlike al-Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood.

What makes Syria a non-democratic country?

Republic under an authoritarian regime. President approved by popular referendum for a second seven-year term (no term limits); referendum last held on 27 May 2007 (next to be held in May 2014); the president appoints the vice presidents, prime minister, and deputy prime ministers election results: (MORE)

Who are Syria?

Syria is a place not a people. The people that live in Syria arecalled Syrians.

Is Syria a developing country?

Not at the moment - the country is in currently (2015) a state ofanarchistic collapse and civil war. The rest of the people in theworld are horrified at what is happening to the people of Syria butare concerned (based on recent experience) that if they intervenethis will cause the problems to spread (MORE)