Average prices of more than 40 products and services in Syria. Prices of restaurants, food, transportation, utilities and housing are included.
Cost of living comparisons in more than 1,600 cities all over the world.
Guide to travel, doing business, and studying in Syria – culture, greetings, gestures,etiquette, taboos, negotiations, gift-giving, and more.
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Facts and statistics on the demographics of Syria.
West of the Jabal an Nusayreyah, Syria has a Mediterranean influenced climate, characterized by long, hot and mostly dry summers and mild, wet winters. Regional variations in temperature are comparatively slight, due to the relatively small size of the country.
Syria is an arid and semi-arid country with limited water resources. In fact, about three-fifths of the country has less than 25 centimeters of rain a year. The country has large areas of semi-arid and desert environment.
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Latest travel advice for Syria including safety and security, entry requirements, travel warnings and health
Education expenditure has gradually been increasing and, although a poor country, Syria now has a solid basic education system. Control is centralized with the ministry of education that determines the curriculum. Education is compulsory through grades 1 to 9