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Capital:
Damascus
Government:
Presidential Republic
Current Head of Government:
Bashar al-Assad
Economy:
  • Agriculture: 17%
  • Industry: 16%
  • Services: 67%
Population:
19,398,448 (2020) (63rd)
Land Size:
185,180 sq km (90th)
Major Ethnic Groups:
  • Arab: 90.3%
  • Kurdish, Armenian, and Other: 9.7%
  • Religions:
  • Islam (official): 87%
  • Christianity: 10%
  • Druze: 3%
  • Languages(s):
  • Arabic (official)
  • Kurdish
  • Armenian
  • Aramaic
  • Circassian
  • French
  • English