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great mosque of Damascus 709-15 AD - Photo by seier+seier+seier - CC-BY

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Resources and links about Syria

The Mall of Syria - Photo by basheertome - CC-BY

 

Go to Syria Capital City Damascus City Profile - To Syria History

About Syria __ A good overview of Syria including an "expanded profile" section. - illustrated - From countryreports.org - http://www.countryreports.org/syria.htm

Background Note: Syria __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/3580.htm

CIA - The World Factbook -- Syria __ A detailed look at Syria including history, culture, political structure, economy and many other topics. - From US Central Intelligence Agency - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/sy.html
  
Colleges and Universities - Syria __ A list of schools with direct contact links. - From Robert-Jan Bulter - http://www.bulter.nl/universities/sr.html

Country Profile: Syria __ "Once the centre of the Islamic Empire, Syria covers an area that has seen invasions and occupations over the ages by almost all the great powers that have been established in the region, from Romans and Mongols to Crusaders and Turks." A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/country_profiles/801669.stm

Economy of Syria __ "Syria is a middle-income, developing country with a diversified economy based on agriculture, industry, and energy." An encyclopedic article about the economy of Syria with links to related materials. - from wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Syria 
 
Ethnologue report for Syria __ Web page dedicated to the languages spoken in Syria - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Syria

Federation of Syrian Chambers of Commerce __ This organization looks after commercial, economic and trade activities, acts for chambers of commerce, holds economic conferences and trade fairs. Information about the business community in Syria including directories of local chambers within Syria. - illustrated - From fedcommsyr.org - http://www.fedcommsyr.org/index-e.html



Maps of Syria __ You will find a wide variety of Syria map resources. Select Syria maps from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Syria.html

pictures of Syria at picturesofplaces.com - syria pictures __ "Syria pictures including Damascus, Hama, Omayyad Mosque, Saidnaya, Maalula, Az Zabadani, and more!" - illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Asia/syria.html 

Syria __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/syria/

Syria __ Good overview of Syria including history, culture and statistics. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0108016.html

Syria __ A guide to law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/syria.html
 
Syria __ "Syria is a country in ruins. The place is full of them: wall-to-wall walls, cast-aside castles, teetering teatros and fallen-down fortresses. Syria has squirmed under the thumb of empire builders from Rome, Persia, Egypt, Turkey and Babylon, and every last one of them has left their architectural tag on the place. The vestiges of Roman Palmyra are one of the Middle East's top sites, and Syria also lays claim to the longest-occupied city, the spunkiest Crusader castle, the best preserved Roman theatre and the monument to the silliest martyr." History, culture, statistics and more. - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/middle_east/syria/

Syria Culture __ "Syria is a culturally gifted country and has a traditional society. Strong moral and ethical values are placed on family, religion, education and self discipline and respect." A good overview plus links to a virtual ton of additional information about Syria including news, Syrian history, Syrian economy, cities and much more. - illustrated - From cafe-syria.com - http://www.cafe-syria.com/Culture.htm

Syria: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including Syrian geography, maps of Syria and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blsyria.htm

syria map and map of syria information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps of Syria, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/sy.htm

Syria Photos __ Here are galleries of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Syria. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Middle_East/Syria/

Syria Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Syria as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Syria and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/syria 
 
Syria Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/syria/

The Syria Report - Economy, Business and Finance __ An overview of the Syrian economy and banking. - illustrated - From The Syria Report - http://www.syria-report.com/

Syrian Government __ Here is a brief overview of the Syrian government. "The legislative body is the Majlis al-Shaab (People’s Assembly), a 250-member body that is directly elected by the people for a four-year term. The People’s Assembly represents various political parties, with the majority being the National Progressive Front (NPF) which is dominated by the members of the Baath Party." - From cafe-syria.com - http://www.cafe-syria.com/Government.htm

Trade Shows in Syria,Trade Fairs in Syria,Syria Trade Events ... __ "Find information on Syria trade shows,trade fairs, trade exhibitions, business trade shows, business trade fairs, business trade ..." - From biztradeshows.com - http://www.biztradeshows.com/syria/   
 

 

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