Syria

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Syria is part of:
Arab States · Middle East · Western Asia ·
Water Basins of Syria:
An Nahr/Al Kabir · Asi-Orontes · Jordan-Dead Sea · Nahr El Kebir · Tigris-Euphrates-Shatt al Arab ·
Facts & Figures edit
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Capital Damascus
Neighbouring Countries Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey
Total Area 185,180 km2
  - Water 1,130 km2 (0.61%) / 61 m2/ha
  - Land 184,050 km2
Coastline 193 km
Population 19,043,380 (103 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.736 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA n/a (1995)
Nominal GDPB $44,490 million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $4,900
National UN Presence FAO, UNDP, UNHCR, WHO, UNICEF
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land 53,871 km2 (29.27%)
     - Arable 45,644 km2 (24.8%)
     - Permanent Crops 8,227 km2 (4.47%)
     - Irrigated 13,330 km2
  - Non cultivated 130,179 km2 (70.73%)
Average Annual RainfallD 252 mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE 46.1 km3
Water WithdrawalsF 19.95 km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use 95%
  - For Domestic Use 3%
  - For Industrial Use 2%
  - Per Capita 1,187 m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source 93%
     - Urban population 98%
     - Rural population 87%
  - Improved Sanitation 90%
     - Urban population 70%
     - Rural population 81%
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

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News

Country Profile: Climate, Geography, Socio-Economic Context

Country Profile: Water Bodies and Resources

Country Profile: Legal and Institutional Environment

Country Profile: Water Sector Coordination

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Country Profile: Trends in Water Use, Management and Sanitation

Country Profile: Challenges and Opportunities

Articles

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Projects and Case Studies

Projects in or about Syria

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  1. Sustainable Management of Available Water Resources with Innovative Technologies (SMART) ‎(3,633 views) . . WikiBot
  2. GLOWA Jordan River ‎(4,799 views) . . WikiBot


Case studies in or about Syria

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  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Jordan River Basin Part II ‎(30,320 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Jordan River Basin Part I ‎(22,976 views) . . Adriana.miljkovic
  3. Jordan Case Study ‎(9,397 views) . . Katy.norman


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Publications

5 most recently updated publications on Syria
  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Jordan River Basin Part II ‎(30,320 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Jordan River Basin Part I ‎(22,976 views) . . Adriana.miljkovic
  3. Jordan Case Study ‎(9,397 views) . . Katy.norman


5 most popular publications on Syria
  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Jordan River Basin Part II ‎(30,320 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Jordan River Basin Part I ‎(22,976 views) . . Adriana.miljkovic
  3. Jordan Case Study ‎(9,397 views) . . Katy.norman


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Who is Who

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References

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External Resources

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