Syrian Arab Republic - Land area

Land area (sq. km)

The value for Land area (sq. km) in Syrian Arab Republic was 183,630 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 183,780 in 2002 and a minimum value of 183,570 in 2004.

Definition: Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization, electronic files and web site.

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Year Value
1961 183,780
1962 183,780
1963 183,780
1964 183,780
1965 183,780
1966 183,780
1967 183,780
1968 183,780
1969 183,780
1970 183,780
1971 183,780
1972 183,780
1973 183,780
1974 183,780
1975 183,780
1976 183,780
1977 183,780
1978 183,780
1979 183,780
1980 183,780
1981 183,780
1982 183,780
1983 183,780
1984 183,780
1985 183,780
1986 183,780
1987 183,780
1988 183,780
1989 183,780
1990 183,780
1991 183,780
1992 183,780
1993 183,780
1994 183,780
1995 183,780
1996 183,780
1997 183,780
1998 183,780
1999 183,780
2000 183,780
2001 183,780
2002 183,780
2003 183,590
2004 183,570
2005 183,570
2006 183,630
2007 183,640
2008 183,640
2009 183,640
2010 183,630
2011 183,630
2012 183,630
2013 183,630
2014 183,630
2015 183,630
2016 183,630
2017 183,630

Rural land area (sq. km)

Definition: Rural land area in square kilometers, derived from urban extent grids which distinguish urban and rural areas based on a combination of population counts (persons), settlement points, and the presence of Nighttime Lights. Areas are defined as urban where contiguous lighted cells from the Nighttime Lights or approximated urban extents based on buffered settlement points for which the total population is greater than 5,000 persons.

Source: Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)/Columbia University. 2013. Urban-Rural Population and Land Area Estimates Version 2. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.e

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Year Value
1990 173,463
2000 173,463
2010 173,463

Urban land area (sq. km)

Definition: Urban land area in square kilometers, based on a combination of population counts (persons), settlement points, and the presence of Nighttime Lights. Areas are defined as urban where contiguous lighted cells from the Nighttime Lights or approximated urban extents based on buffered settlement points for which the total population is greater than 5,000 persons.

Source: Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)/Columbia University. 2013. Urban-Rural Population and Land Area Estimates Version 2. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.e

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Year Value
1990 11,955
2000 11,955
2010 11,955

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Land use