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Syria is a poor nation due to the many wars and the lack of water and food.There currency they use in Syria is Syrian Pound.Syria's main exports are oil, apples, pairs, sheep, goats, raw cotton, etc.the life expectancy is 74.71 years, the birth rate is 22.76 births/1,000 population, the literacy rate is 86.0%, and the drinking water is sea water because Iraq forced them too after the war between them.Clothing in Syria is diverse. Their is an endless variety of kuffyahs, turbans, and head wraps characteristics to Muslims. Syria speaks Arabic.Syria mostly listens to Syriac music and poetry. The main holidays in Syria are New Years Day, Revolution Day, Mother's Day, Easter Day, Independence Day, Labour Day, Orthodox Easter, Martyr's Day, End of Ramadan, etc.Syria's population is approximately 90% Muslim and 10% Christian. Syrian food is Arabic, similar to the Middle East food found elsewhere, especially Jordan and Lebanon. Mezzeh or small starters, which includes hummus (made of chick peas), tabbouleh (a parsley and tomato salad) and maqlubbeh, or steamed rice, topped with grilled sliced eggplant, meat, tomato and pine nuts.Syrians do many things for fun like play ball, make clothing, draw, play games, and pretty much do the same thing we do.The general climate in Syria is dessert scrub; hot, dry, and sunny summers.The average yearly rainfall is about 300-500 mm.The average yearly temperature in Syria ranges around 44*F to 80*F. In 1973 October-Syria and Egypt go to war with Israel but fail to retake the Golan Heights seized during the 1967 Arab-Israel war. Another event that happened is in 2000 June-Assad dies and is succeeded by his son, Bashar.
pictures of Syria andthe flag
Flag of Syria
The flag of Syria has 3 equal lines going horizontal. The top line is red, the middle is white, and the bottom is black. There are two green stars in the middle of the flag on the white line.
this is the homes and the community of Syria.
This is Syria after a war.Syria has a lot of wars and they don't usually turn out well for them.