Syria Country Profile:
Population: 22,517,750 (July 2010 est.)
Religion: Sunni Muslim 74%, other Muslim (includes Alawite, Druze) 16%, Christian (various denominations) 10%, Jewish (tiny communities in Damascus, Al Qamishli, and Aleppo)
Languages: Arabic (official), Kurdish, Armenian, Aramaic, Circassian (widely understood); French, English (somewhat understood)
Ethnic Groups: Arab 90.3%, Kurds, Armenians, and other 9.7%
Major Cities – Population: Aleppo 2.985 million; DAMASCUS (capital) 2.527 million; Hims 1.276 million; Hamah 854,000 (2009)
Source: CIA World Factbook (Accessed 18 May 2011)
Syria Expert Testimony
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Consulting on Syrian Topics
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