Syria Country Profile

Source: CIA World Factbook

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

Media Appearance-Syria Related

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Consulting on Syrian Topics

Dr. Gabbay’s past consulting includes projects relating to Muslim culture, and Syrian specific world issues, in both a contemporary and historical context. He is a consultant with an established track record of effectiveness and professionalism. If you are in the need of a consultation, Dr. Gabbay can lend authoritative insight to help make your project a success.

Source: CIA World Factbook

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