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Presentation of Syria : Geography

Country's official name :
Population of main cities:
Aleppo (2,132,100) ; Damascus (1,415,000) ; Hims (652,600) ; Latakia (383,800) ; Hama (313,000) ; Raqqa (220,500) ; Deir ez-Zor (211,900) ; Al-Hasakah (188,200) ; Qamishli (184,300)
185,180 km²
Type of Climate :
The climate is continental and dry in the interior, maritime and wet on the coast.
Local Time:
It is %T:%M %A In Damascus
Summer Time Period :
Summer time from April to October.
Official Language:
Other Languages Spoken:
Kurdish (spoken in the north and north east), Armenian (mainly in Aleppo), Turkish (east of the Euphrates) and Aramaic (biblical language spoken north of Damascus). French is spoken rarely, English prevails in large cities.
Business Language(s):
Arabic, French and English.

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