Information about Syrian Arab Republic
Population: 19.043.000 (2005)
Capital: Damascus 1.569.394 (2005)
Official Languages: arabic
The flag carrier of Syrian Arab Republic is Syrian Arab Airlines (RB)
Main cities: Damascus, Aleppo, Homs, Latakia, Hama, Ar-Raqqah, Deir ez-Zor
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Syrian Arab Republic in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Syrian Arab Republic, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Syrian Arab Republic - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: Pound Syrian Arab Republic (SYP
Time Zone: (GMT+2) - Summer Time (GMT+3)
Vaccination data up to july 2012:
- Obligatory vaccines: Yellow fever if coming from an endemic country
- Recommended vaccines: Hepatitis A, Tetanus-diphtheria, Pertussis, MMR vaccine.