Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Syria (SY). Explore satellite imagery of Damascus, the capital city of Syria, on the Google Maps of the Middle East below.
Syria (GPS: 35 00 N, 38 00 E) located in Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Lebanon and Turkey. The country’s area measurements are total: 185,180 sq km; land: 183,630 sq km, water: 1,550 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly more than 1.5 times the size of Pennsylvania. The total irrigated land is 14,280 sq km (2012).
One of the essential features of Syria: Damascus’s capital – located at an oasis fed by the Barada River – is thought to be one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities. There are 42 Israeli settlements and civilian land use sites in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights (2017).