Syria - General information
Region region
Capital Damascus
Language Arabic
Currency Syrian Pound
Population 22,530,746
Phone code +963
Cost of living in Syria
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 53 97
Food 83 147
Transportation 14 41
Communications and utilities 60 53
Clothing 14 53
Sports and leisure 10 38
Total 233 430
Accommodation in Syria USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 53
Shared room in city centre 98
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 95
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 156
Coordinates of Syria
Time Zone Asia/Damascus
GMT +2
DST +3
Latitude 35.000000000
Longitude 38.000000000
Elevation (STRM3) 918 m.

List of largest cities in Syria

 
Aleppo Aleppo
Aleppo Aleppo
1,602,264
Damascus Damascus
Damascus Dimashq
1,569,394
Homs Homs
Homs Homs
775,404
Hamah Hamah
Hamah Hama
460,602
Latakia Latakia
Latakia Latakia
340,181
Deir ez-Zor Deir ez-Zor
Deir ez-Zor Deir ez-Zor
242,565

Cost of living and prices in Syria

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 4 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 16 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 3 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 1 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 0 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 0 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 3 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 4 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 4 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 3 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 18 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 0 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 3 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 15,600 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 15 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 7 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 5 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 26 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 44 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 62 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 45 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 195 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 119 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 369 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 201 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 40 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 41 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,043 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 467 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 106 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 8.20%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Syria

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 41 37 29 23 21 24 28 35 40 41 43 44 44
Average high °C 31 26 18 12 10 12 16 22 27 31 34 34 23
Average temperature °C 25 19 13 8 7 8 11 16 21 25 27 27 17
Average low °C 18 13 7 4 2 4 6 10 14 18 21 21 11
Record low °C 7 2 -4 -6 -9 -7 -7 1 5 9 13 11 -9
Rain Days 0 2 4 7 6 8 6 4 2 0 0 0 39
Snow Days 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Fog Days 1 3 6 12 11 7 6 3 2 1 1 2 54
Thunderstorms Days 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 8
Average precipitation Mm. 5 28 39 80 98 75 75 38 20 4 1 1 462
Relative humidity % 51 56 65 74 75 72 64 60 52 48 50 51 60
Relative humidity morning % 60 62 71 77 75 73 71 67 63 57 58 61 66
Relative humidity evening % 29 38 53 65 62 53 45 37 31 26 27 28 41
Wind speed Km/h 9 6 6 7 10 11 10 13 12 13 13 12 10
Day Length Hours 13 12 11 10 11 11 12 14 15 15 15 14 13
Dew point °C 10 7 5 3 1 2 3 5 7 9 12 13 76
Growing degree-day °C 441 300 89 10 2 5 53 183 334 445 532 540 2933
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 20 14 10 8 9 12 16 20 24 28 28 25 18
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