Syria Neighboring Countries: Iraq
, Middle East
Where is Syria?
Syria Satellite Image
Syria is located in the Middle East. Syria Is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the south and east, Jordan to the south, and Lebanon and Israel to the west.
Google Earth is a free program from Google that allows you to explore satellite images showing the cities and landscapes of Syria and all of Asia in fantastic detail. It works on your desktop computer, tablet, or mobile phone. The images in many areas are detailed enough that you can see houses, vehicles and even people on a city street. Google Earth is free and easy-to-use.
Syria is one of nearly 200 countries illustrated on our Blue Ocean Laminated Map of the World. This map shows a combination of political and physical features. It includes country boundaries, major cities, major mountains in shaded relief, ocean depth in blue color gradient, along with many other features. This is a great map for students, schools, offices and anywhere that a nice map of the world is needed for education, display or decor.
If you are interested in Syria and the geography of Asia our large laminated map of Asia might be just what you need. It is a large political map of Asia that also shows many of the continent's physical features in color or shaded relief. Major lakes, rivers,cities, roads, country boundaries, coastlines and surrounding islands are all shown on the map.
Abu Kamal, Al Bab, Al Hasakah, Al Ladhiqiyah (Latakia), Al Mayadin, Al Qamishi, Al Qaryatayn, Al Qusayr, Al Qutayfah, Aleppo, An Nabk, Ar Raqqah, Ar Rastan, Az Zabadani, Dar'a, As Suwayda, Dayr az Zawr, Dimashq (Damascus), Duma, Halab (Aleppo), Hamah (Hamath), Hims (Homs), Idib, Jablah, Manbij, Reyhanli, Salamiyah and Tadmur.
Al Furat (Euphrates River), Balikh River, Buhayrat al Asad, Khabur River, Mediterranean Sea and Sabkhat al Burghuth.
Syria Natural Resources:
Syria's mineral resources include gypsum and chrome, iron, manganese ores. A variety of other natural resources include petroleum, phosphates, asphalt, rock salt, marble and hydropower.
Syria Natural Hazards:
Syria has some natural hazards such as sandstorms and dust storms.
Syria Environmental Issues:
Environmental issues for Syria relate mostly to the land and water. Some issues regarding the land include deforestation, overgrazing, soil erosion, and desertification. Concerning the water is pollution from raw sewage and petroleum refining wastes. In a addition to this is an inadequate supply of potable water.
Copyright information: The images on this page were composed by Angela King and Brad Cole and are copyright by Geology.com. These images are not available for use beyond our websites. If you would like to share them with others please link to this page. The satellite image was produced using Landsat data from NASA and the map was produced using data licensed from and copyright by Map Resources.