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Syria

  1. 1. Syria The Characteristics Of Syria Karen Kouzoujian
  2. 2. Physical <ul><li>The Climate is mostly desert; with hot, dry, sunny summers and mild, rainy winters happen along coast. Cold weathers with snow or sleet happen periodically in Damascus </li></ul><ul><li>The terrain usually has little rainfall and long flat deserts. It has narrow coastal plains with mountains in west . </li></ul>
  3. 3. Physical <ul><li>Syria has natural resources such as petroleum, phosphates, chrome and manganese ores, asphalt, iron ore, rock salt, marble, gypsum and hydropower. </li></ul><ul><li>Some problems that Syria has right now are deforestation, overgrazing, soil erosion, desertification, water pollution from raw sewage and petroleum refining wastes and inadequate potable water. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Physical <ul><li>Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Lebanon and Turkey. </li></ul><ul><li>Some problems in Syria are deforestation, soil erosion, desertification, water pollution from raw sewage and petroleum refining wastes. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Social <ul><li>Arabic is the official language in Syria along with Armenian, Aramaic, Circassian being widely understood with French, English somewhat understood </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnic groups in syria include 90.3% of Arabs, with Kurds, Armenians, and other being 9.7%. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Social <ul><li>The religion on Syria includes Sunni Muslim being 74%, other Muslim types being 16%, Christians being 10%, Jewish being the tiny communities in Damascus, Al Qamishli, and Aleppo. </li></ul><ul><li>Syria’s population is 19,314,747 people. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Economic <ul><li>The industries that Syria has are petroleum, textiles, food processing, beverages, tobacco, phosphate rock mining, cement, and oil seeds crushing. </li></ul><ul><li>Syria exports 175,000 bbl oil per day. </li></ul><ul><li>It also exports crude oil, petroleum products, fruits and vegetables, cotton fiber, clothing, meat and live animals, wheat. </li></ul>
  8. 8. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/sy.html   Tourism Political (3) President, Capital, Independence, National Holidays, Parliment Type Of Government, Military branches.   Analysis: Pick 2: Physical Economic  Social / Political  
  9. 9. Economic <ul><li>Syria imports machinery and transport equipment, electric power machinery, food and livestock, metal and metal products, chemicals and chemical products, plastics, yarn, and paper, </li></ul>
  10. 10. Economic <ul><li>There are 90 airports in Syria, with 7 heliports. </li></ul><ul><li>Tourism: </li></ul><ul><li>There are 96 ships in Syria that are bulk carriers, cargo, container, livestock carrier, petroleum tanker </li></ul>

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