Syria international travel guide

Syria

Syria is part of Asia with main city at Damascus. It's usually 🌤️ 7.92 °C in Syria with a rainfall of 🌧 49.76 mm. Internet speed in Syria is on average 1.2 Mbps. Its Developing country with a population of 19M people. The main currency is Syrian Pound. The languages spoken are Arabic. Automatic teller machines are rare in Syria. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~7.92 °C   🌧 ~49.76 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 19M people

Advice

🛡️ Travel safety

Do not travel

We've reviewed our travel advice for Syria. We haven't changed our level of advice: Do not travel to Syria due to the extremely dangerous security situation. Armed conflict is ongoing and air strikes, kidnappings and terrorist attacks are common.

issued date: January 22, 2020

General

🔌 Sockets

Syria uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type E and Type L.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Arabic

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Syria uses the Syrian pound (symbol: £S), code SYP.Banknotes come in denominations of 1000, 500, 200, 100 and 50 pounds. Pound is subdivided into 100 piastres. Coins come in denominations of 25, 10, 5, 2 and 1 pounds.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Syria. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Syria is on average 1.2 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Syria is low. It is not as easy to find one.

📞 Calling

To call Syria, dial +, then 963 (the country code for Syria), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Syria, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 11 .

Driving

🆘 Emergency

Universal

+264 (61) 10111

Police

+264 (61) 10111

Ambulance

+264 (61) 10111

Fire department

+264 (61) 10111

Last updated: February 12, 2020