The country in Asia where the official language is Arabic and the currency Syrian pound (SYP), this is Syria.
Damascus is the capital and also one of the most visited cities.
There are other major cities like Aleppo, Homs, Hamah, Latakia, Deir ez-Zor and many others where you can travel during your journey to Syria.
During your travels around Syria, you can try Yalanji, Yabraq, Kibbeh Bil Sanieh, kebab Halabi, Fattoush and many other local specialities.
There are more than 2 main airports in Syria. You can find cheap flights through these airports: Al Jafrah Airport (DEZ), Al Thaurah Airport (SOR), Damascus International Airport (DAM), Kameshli Airport (KAC), Latakia Airport (LTK), Nejrab Airport (ALP), Palmyra Airport (PMS).
Syria accepts Syrian pound (SYP). Therefore, we recommend you to exchange money prior to your trip for the best rates.
Syria has a population of 17.5 million people, making it one of the top 100 most populated countries in the world.
The official language of Syria is Arabic. However, the largest part of people can speak one more language besides their native one; usually it is Armenian, Circassian languages, Chechen, Domari, Greek, Kurdish Kurmanji, Turkish, Aramaic, English, French, Punjabi, Spanish, Italian, Hindi, Hebrew.
Syria is bordered by Turkey, Iraq, Jordan, Israel, Lebanon, the Mediterranean Sea.
Syria has a humid mediterranean climate. If you are traveling from Europe where the climate is more temperate, it would be nice to to take light clothes made out of breathable materials.