Syria international travel advice

Landscape view of Syria

Syria 🇸🇾

Syria is part of Asia with main city at Damascus. Its Developing country with a population of 19M people. The main currency is Syrian Pound. The languages spoken are Arabic. the Syrian Arab Republic is the formal name of Syria It is adviced to Do not travel Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~6.25 °C   🌧 ~58.08 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 19M people


⚠️ Travel advice

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


🌤️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall


🔌 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


💱 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.


📡 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 .


🆘 Emergency


+264 (61) 10111


+264 (61) 10111


+264 (61) 10111

Fire department

+264 (61) 10111

Last updated: January 1, 2020