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Syria is located in Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Lebanon and Turkey.

Population (2014 est) – 17,951,639

Area – 115,100mi

Capital – Damascus

Ethnic Background

     Arab - 90.3%

     Kurds, Armenians, and Other - 9.7%

Exports - crude oil, minerals, petroleum products, fruits and vegetables, cotton fiber, textiles, clothing, meat and live animals, wheat

Imports - machinery and transport equipment, electric power machinery, food and livestock, metal and metal products, chemicals and chemical products, plastics, yarn, paper

Life Expectancy (2014 est) – M 61 years     F 76 years

Infant Mortality (2014 est) - 15.79 deaths/1,000 live births

Adult Illiteracy Rate – 15.9%

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