Physical map of Syria
Information about the geography of SyriaSyria is a country in Southwest Asia, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Lebanon and Turkey. Syria's terrain is mainly plateau with mountains in the west. The Syrian Desert is in the east. There is a narrow Mediterranean coastal plain. Syria's main rivers are the Euphrates and the Orontes.
Damascus is Syria's capital city. Other important cities are Aleppo, Hama, Homs and Lattakia.