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Syrian Arab Republic Facts Info Stuff (SY):

Syrian Arab Republic Latitude Facts: 34.391724137931 and Syrian Arab Republic Longitude Facts: 36.3503448275862

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Syrian Arab Republic Regions are: Al Ladhiqiyah Al Qunaytirah As Suwayda' Dar Dimashq Halab Hamah Hims Idlib Rif Dimashq Tartus

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