NATIONAL DAY OF SYRIA

The national day of Syria is celebrated on the 17th of April each year. Syria proclaimed its independence in 1941, but it took French troops five years to evacuate the region, so the country celebrates its freedom on April 17, 1946.

NATIONAL ANTHEM OF SYRIYA

The national anthem of Syria is human ad-diyar means “Guardian of Homeland” .It was adopted in 1938. It was temporarily fell from used when Syria joined the United Arab with Egypt in 1958 but when Syria succeeded from the union, the anthem was completely restored.

The national flag of Syria consists of three bands colored red, white and black and two green stars in the middle white portioned. The government of the Syrian Arab Republic uses the red-white-black tricolor originally used by the United Arab Republic, while Syrian opposition factions such as the Syrian National Coalition use the green-white-black tricolor. It is also known as the independence flag it was first used by mandatory Syria.

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NATIONAL EMBLEM OF SYRIYA

The national emblem of Syria is the Hawk of Quraish. It was used as the coat of arms. After the end of union, Syria continued to use coat of arms

CAPITAL OF NATION OF SYRIYA

The capital city of Syria is Damascus. The climate of Damascus is cold from December to March while hot from April to September.

NATIONAL CURRENCY OF SYRIYA

The national currency of Syria is Pound or Syrian lira. In 1947, the US Dollar was adopted as the peg for the Syrian currency, with 2.19148 Pounds = 1 USD, a rate which was maintained until 1961.

NATIONAL FLAG OF SYRIYA

The national flag of Syria consists of three bands coloured red, white and black and two green stars in the middle white portioned. However, educated and upper class people like to wear modern dresses, accessories, bangles jewellery and high heels in case of women while dressy slacks and shirts for men.

NATIONAL COLOUR OF SYRIYA

Syrian national colours include red, white, black and green. Every colour of every country’s flag is actually the national colour of that country and every colour has it unique meaning and importance like Syrian red colour shows Hashemite dynasty, white colour shows Umayyad dynasty and bright future, green colour shows Fatimid dynasty and black colour shows Abbasid dynasty and oppressions.

NATIONAL LANGUAGE OF SYRIYA

The national language of Syria is Arabic. Although these are some other languages that are spoken in-country, Kurdish, Turkish, Neo-Aramaic (four dialects), Circassian, Chechen, Armenian and finally Greek.

NATIONAL POET OF SYRIYA

The national poet of Syria is Nizar Qabbani. “one of the greatest poets of the old school”.
Syrian Media industry in Syria is started in1960 when Syria and Egypt were part of the United Arab Republic. The authorities operate several intelligence agencies among them Shu’bat al-Mukhabarat al-‘Askariyya, employing a large number of operatives.

NATIONAL AIRLINE OF SYRIYA

The national airline of Syria is Syrian Arab airlines. There are nine air fleet of Syrian country, 6 Airbus A320-200, 1 Airbus A340-300, and 2 ATR72-500

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SYRIYA

The national museum of Syria is in Damascus, the capital city of Syria.

NATIONAL STADIUM OF SYRIYA

The national stadium of Syria is Abbasiyyin Stadium. The national game of Syria is football game and most popular games are basketball, swimming, and tennis. Syrian Arab Federation for Football runs this football team. Several admired football teams are based in Damascus, Aleppo, Homs, Latakia, etc. The Syrian national team never qualified for football world cup but won other games like pan Arab, Mediterranean and Waff championship.

NATIONAL RIVER OF SYRIYA

The national river of Syria is Euphrates River. Rivers of Syria are shared with its neighbouring countries that are why Syria depends its water from one of irs neighbour turkey through Euphrates river. Others rivers of Syria including Tigris, the Orontes and the Yarmulke River 88% of water is used in agriculture purpose.

NATIONAL MOUNTAIN OF SYRIYA

The national mountain of Syria is Mount Hermon (Jabal Al-Shaykh). The entire eastern plateau region is intersected by a low chain of mountains, the Jabal ar Ruwaq, the Jabal Abu Rujmayn, and the Jebel Bishri are the The coastal mountains and the coast have a Mediterranean climate. South of this is the Homs Gap, beyond which are Mount Lebanon and the Anti-Lebanon Mountains which separate Syria from Lebanon. In the east and south of the country is the Syrian Desert and in the far south is the Jabal al-Druze Mountain Range.

NATIONAL PARK OF SYRIYA

The national park of Syria is Aleppo Public Park. Syrian’s taste for the traditional arts is expressed in dances such as the al-Samah, the Dabkeh in all their variations and the sword dance.

NATIONAL ZOO OF SYRIYA

The zoo of Syria is situated in Allepo but many animals are endangered. Syria has a diverse fauna with 125 species of mammal, 394 of bird, 127 of reptile, 16 of amphibian and 157 species of freshwater fishes recorded in the country and Castanea sativa, the common chestnut.

NATIONAL TREE OF SYRIYA

The national tree of Syria is olive tree (Olea europaea). Around 3,100 species of flowering plant have been recorded in Syria as well as about 112 gymnosperms. The terebinth tree (Pistacia palaestina) grows in semi-arid Eareas and is a traditional source of turpentine, and the shrub Salsola vermiculata, which regenerates with as little as 70 mm (2.8 in) of rainfall, provides good fodder for livestock.

NATIONAL FLOWER OF SYRIYA

The national, flower of Syria is Jasmine (Jasminum). They are white or yellow in colour with five beautiful petals , they may be in bushes or vines.

NATIONAL ANIMAL OF SYRIYA

The national animal of Syria is Syrian Brown Bear (Ursus arctos syriacus). Its weighs up to 550 lb (250 kilograms), and measures from 101– 140 cm (40– 55 inches) from nose to tail.

NATIONAL BIRD OF SYRIYA

Northern bald Ibis is the national bird of Syria. but unfortunately, it’s the most endangered species of Syria.

NATIONAL FRUIT OF SYRIYA

Pears and apples are the national fruit of Syria. It is exported from Syria. Syrians also used olives in their diet. Olive oil has a unique antioxidant property which makes it effective for not only inedible dishes but also to use as a balm for aches purpose. Turkey, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco, Iran, Syria, and Tunisia are among the top 10 fig producing countries in the world.

NATIONAL VEGETABLE OF SYRIYA

The national vegetables of Syrians are brinjals, zucchini garlic, chickpea, tomatoes, cabbage, cauliflower, turnip, cucumbers, and lentils. But Syrian always tries to ear something new or different that’s why their dishes do not consist of only one vegetable but a combination of different Vegetables with rice or Peta bread.

A NATIONAL DISH OF SYRIYA

The national dishes of Syrian are dolma, prepared from rice which is stuffed in grapes leaves served with fruit, meat, and vegetables. Kebab, prepared from roasted chicken or lamb in pita bread. Staple foods include bread especially pita bread, Hummus, which is made by a dip consisting of mashed chickpeas, tahini, garlic, and lemon. The very popular string cheese jibbneh mashallah is made of curd cheese and is pulled and twisted together.

NATIONAL SWEET OF SYRIYA

The national sweet of Syrian s are Barazek , consist of round biscuits with seeds of pistachios and sesame seeds and Aardeen , it is an apricot jam like sweet.

NATIONAL DRINK OF SYRIYA

The national drink of Syria is shay and kahwa. Traditionally tea is the very famous drink of Syrians instead of cold drinks and juices however alcoholic drinks like beer or vodka also legal in some areas of Syria.

NATIONAL HOLIDAYS OF SYRIA

New Year day, revolution day and Easter day are the holidays.
National festivals and fairs of Syrians are Spring Festival of Hama, Flower Festival, Assyrian New Year Festival in April, Nowruz Kurdish New Year Festival in march, traditional Festival, International Flower Fair in may, Syrian Song Festival in July, Margarita Festival, Farah Bellah Murshdi festival, Festival of le Crac des Chevaliers and the Valley for Arts Culture in august, Vine Festival, Cotton Festival, Damascus International Fair in September Film and Theatre Festival in November.

NATIONAL INCOME OF SYRIYA

The population of Syria is approximately 21 million. At the beginning of Syrian civil war, the economy of Syria has deteriorated before the civil war the two main pillars of the Syrian economy were agriculture and oil, which together accounted for about one-half of GDP.

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