Syria

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Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
Geography
Grade:
9

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Syria

Officially a Republic, Syria has been governed since 1963 by the Baath Party. Syria's constitution was adopted on 13 March 1971. It vests the Baath Party with leadership functions in the state and society. The Syrian Civil War is an ongoing armed conflict in Syria between forces loyal to the Ba'ath government and those seeking to oust it.

Economy

Syria, country located on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea in southwestern Asia. Its area includes territory in the Golan Heights that has been occupied by Israel since 1967.

Syria is a middle-income country, with an economy based on agriculture, oil, industry and tourism. The ongoing political turmoil that has led to civil unrest and a significant deterioration in the quality of publicly available economic statistics.

Religion

Syria is a primarily Muslim nation. Approximately 87% of the population is Muslim with about 10% of Christianity.

Social

People from different classes generally do not socialize with one another, and people in the lower classes often adopt a humble attitude and an acceptance of their position. Class lines tend to coincide with racial differences, as lighter-skinned people hold higher economic and political positions and most of the people in the lower-ranked professions are darker-skinned.

Syria

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Arts

Geography

Syrian art until World War I consisted mainly of geometric designs in arabesque and calligraphy. There is a lively tradition of handicraft production. Jewelry, particularly in gold and silver, is popular, as is other metalwork, such as brass and copper plates and bowls.

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