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Outline of Syria

The location of Syria
An enlargeable map of the Syrian Arab Republic

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Syria:

Syria – country in Western Asia, that borders Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the West, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south and Israel to the southwest. Civilization in Syria was one of the most ancient on earth. Syria is part of the Fertile Crescent, and from approximately 10,000 BCE it was one of the centers of Neolithic culture where agriculture and cattle breeding appeared for the first time in the world. Over the millennia, Syria has been conquered and settled by many different peoples. A country of fertile plains, high mountains and deserts, it is home to diverse ethnic and religious groups, including Syriacs, Assyrians, Kurds, Circassians, Armenians, Druze, Alawite, Christians, Shias and Sunnis. The latter make up the majority of the population. Since March 2011, Syria has been embroiled in civil war in the wake of uprisings (considered an extension of the Arab Spring, the mass movement of revolutions and protests in the Arab world) against Assad and the neo-Ba'athist government. The opposition Syrian National Coalition selected Ghassan Hitto as prime minister of a rival provisional government on March 19, 2013 after being invited to do so by several foreign governments and the Arab League.[1]

Contents

  • General reference 1
  • Geography of Syria 2
    • Environment of Syria 2.1
      • Natural geographic features of Syria 2.1.1
    • Regions of Syria 2.2
      • Ecoregions of Syria 2.2.1
      • Administrative divisions of Syria 2.2.2
        • Provinces of Syria 2.2.2.1
        • Districts of Syria 2.2.2.2
        • Municipalities of Syria 2.2.2.3
    • Demography of Syria 2.3
  • Government and politics of Syria 3
    • Branches of the government of Syria 3.1
      • Executive branch of the government of Syria 3.1.1
      • Legislative branch of the government of Syria 3.1.2
      • Judicial branch of the government of Syria 3.1.3
    • Foreign relations of Syria 3.2
      • International organization membership 3.2.1
    • Law and order in Syria 3.3
    • Military of Syria 3.4
    • Local government in Syria 3.5
  • History of Syria 4
    • History of Syria, by period 4.1
    • History of Syria, by region 4.2
    • History of Syria, by subject 4.3
  • Culture of Syria 5
    • Art in Syria 5.1
    • People of Syria 5.2
    • Religion in Syria 5.3
    • Sports in Syria 5.4
  • Economy and infrastructure of Syria 6
  • Education in Syria 7
  • Health in Syria 8
  • See also 9
  • References 10
  • External links 11

General reference

An enlargeable relief map of Syria

Geography of Syria

An enlargeable topographic map of Syria
 Turkey 822 km
 Iraq 605 km
 Jordan 375 km
 Lebanon 375 km
 Israel 76 km

Environment of Syria

Natural geographic features of Syria

Regions of Syria

Ecoregions of Syria

Administrative divisions of Syria

Provinces of Syria
Districts of Syria
Municipalities of Syria

Demography of Syria

Government and politics of Syria

Main article: Government of Syria and Politics of Syria

Branches of the government of Syria

Executive branch of the government of Syria

Legislative branch of the government of Syria

Judicial branch of the government of Syria

Judiciary of Syria

  • High Judicial Council
  • Court system of Syria
    • Court of Cassation of Syria
    • High Constitutional Court of Syria
    • Civil and criminal courts of Syria
    • Military courts of Syria
    • Security courts of Syria
  • Supreme Court of Syria

Foreign relations of Syria

International organization membership

The Syrian Arab Republic is a member of:[2]

Syria is 1 of only 7 U.N. members which is not a member of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

Law and order in Syria

Military of Syria

Local government in Syria

History of Syria

Main article: Current events of Syria

History of Syria, by period

History of Syria, by region

History of Syria, by subject

Culture of Syria

Art in Syria

People of Syria

People of Syria

Religion in Syria

Religion in Syria

Sports in Syria

Economy and infrastructure of Syria

Education in Syria

Health in Syria

See also

References

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  2. ^
  3. ^ http://www.arabengineeringindustries.org/view/members/viewMember.php?id=26

External links

Search
  • Syria Syrian search engine
Etymology
  • Syria and Asyria Etymology
Government
  • Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • E.sy, the First Complete Governmental Online Services
  • The Syrian Baath Party
  • Syrian Parliament
  • Syria:country study, Lib. of Congress
Culture
  • The Syrian National Film Organization
  • Syrian General Organization of Radio and TV
  • Al Assad National Library
  • Pictures of Syria
  • Interactive Panoramas of Syria (QuickTime required)
Society
  • syriapath for Syrians and Syrian expats
  • Syria-Events A website which keeps track of upcoming events and activities in Syria
  • A short video song about Syria and its main landmarks
News
  • amude.net political news (Kurdish)
  • knntv.net political news (Arabic)
  • esyria.sy the first complete Syrian portal
  • syria-news.com popular local news website
  • syriatodaynews.com news agency
  • sana.org SANA Syrian Arab News Agency, government news agency
  • rtv.gov.sy Syrian General Organization of Radio and TV
  • champress.net Cham Press, a complete roundup of news about Syria (Arabic) (English)
Cities & Towns
  • Mashta Al Helou Official Website
  • Safita Official Website
  • alkafroun Official Website
  • Marmarita Official Website
Travel
  • Outline of Syria travel guide from Wikivoyage
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