Western Asian country located in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Levant.- Syria
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The Kurdish population of Syria (كرد سورية) is the country's largest ethnic minority, usually estimated at around 10% of the Syrian population and 5% of the Kurdish population.
Damascus (, ; دمشق, is the capital of Syria, the oldest capital in the world and, according to some, the fourth holiest city in Islam.
Yazidis or Yezidis (ئێزیدی) are a Kurmanji-speaking endogamous minority group who are indigenous to Kurdistan, a geographical region in Western Asia that includes parts of Iraq, Syria, Turkey and Iran.
The Iraqi–Syrian border is the border between Syria and Iraq and runs for a total length of 599 km across Upper Mesopotamia and the Syrian desert, from the tripoint with Jordan in the south-west to the tripoint with Turkey in the north-east.
Arab nationalist ideology which promotes the creation and development of a unified Arab state through the leadership of a vanguard party over a progressive revolutionary government.
The ideology is officially based on the theories of the Syrian intellectuals Michel Aflaq (per the Iraqi-led Ba'ath Party), Zaki al-Arsuzi (per the Syrian-led Ba'ath Party), and Salah al-Din al-Bitar.
Syria's estimated pre–Syrian Civil War 2011 population was 22 ±.5 million permanent inhabitants, which included 21,124,000 Syrians, as well as 1.3 million Iraqi refugees and over 500,000 Palestinians.
Ebla (Sumerian: eb₂-la, إبلا, modern: تل مرديخ, Tell Mardikh) was one of the earliest kingdoms in Syria.
Regional organization in the Arab world, which is located in Northern Africa, Western Africa, Eastern Africa, and Western Asia.
The Arab League was formed in Cairo on 22 March 1945 initially with six members: Egypt, Iraq, Transjordan (renamed Jordan in 1949), Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, and Syria.
Aleppo (ﺣَﻠَﺐ / ALA-LC: Ḥalab, ) is a city in Syria, which serves as the capital of the Aleppo Governorate, the most populous Syrian governorate with an official population of 4.6 million in 2010.
Sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by the Mediterranean Basin and almost completely enclosed by land: on the north by Western and Southern Europe and Anatolia, on the south by North Africa, and on the east by the Levant.
The countries surrounding the Mediterranean in clockwise order are Spain, France, Monaco, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, Greece, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Palestine, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco; Malta and Cyprus are island countries in the sea.