Syria - General information
RegionMiddle East
CapitalDamascus
LanguageArabic
CurrencySyrian Pound
Population22,530,746
Phone code+963
Cost of living in Syria, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation 53 97
Food 83 147
Transportation 14 41
Communications and utilities 60 53
Clothing 14 53
Sports and leisure 10 38
Accommodation in Syria, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre53
Shared room in city centre98
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre95
1 bedroom apartment in city centre156
Coordinates of Syria
Time ZoneAsia/Damascus
GMT +2
DST +3
Latitude35.000000000
Longitude38.000000000
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. 4.0 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 15.7 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 3.3 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.4 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1.8 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0.6 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0.3 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 1.1 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0.4 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 0.4 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1.3 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 0.7 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 0.4 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0.4 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1.0 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0.5 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0.5 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 3.1 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 4.0 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 0.8 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1.2 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 0.6 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 4.4 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1.4 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 2.6 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0.1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 17.5 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 0.3 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 0.6 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 3.0 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 0.6 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 15,600.0 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 14.9 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 7.0 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 4.5 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 26.1 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 43.5 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 62.1 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 44.6 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 194.9 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 118.9 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 369.1 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 200.5 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 39.6 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 41.3 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,043.0 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 466.6 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 106.1 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 8.20%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Syria

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugyear
Record high°C41372923212428354041434444
Average high°C31261812101216222731343423
Average temperature°C25191387811162125272717
Average low°C181374246101418212111
Record low°C72-4-6-9-7-71591311-9
RainDays02476864200039
SnowDays0000111000003
FogDays1361211763211254
ThunderstormsDays0211001110008
Average precipitationMm.52839809875753820411462
Relative humidity%51566574757264605248505160
Relative humidity morning%60627177757371676357586166
Relative humidity evening%29385365625345373126272841
Wind speedKm/h9667101110131213131210
Day LengthHours13121110111112141515151413
Dew point°C10753123579121376
Growing degree-day°C441300891025531833344455325402933
Solar radiation, globalMj/m2201410891216202428282518
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